Axminster prides itself on carrying an extensive range of machines, hand tools, accessories, sundries and project kits for a wide variety of woodturning, crafts and hobbies. Whether you create for pleasure or for profit you will find what you need here. We also run a number of courses in our Skill Centre for all abilities to ensure you get the best out of your tools and craft... buy with confidence from Axminster.
If you're new to woodturning, we've made it easy by putting together some starter sets
We have an extensive choice of machinery for any level woodturner. Axminster Hobby and Trade Series lathes come with our unique 3 year guarantee.
Great value, easy-to-use machines that are perfect for home useSee the range
Solid and very reliable machines designed to be used every daySee the range
Quality manufacturer of the highest quality products availableSee the range
'The Gold Standard' - packed with innovationSee the range
Take your first steps into the wonderful world of woodturning with Axminster...
We have a whole series of woodturning Buying Guides, which cover all aspects including choosing a lathe, chuck and the correct tools - choose a guide...
For more hands on learning why not sign up to one of our Skill Centre courses. Hone your turning techniques on our Beginners Woodturning Course - book your place...
The very best of British manufacturing with a wealth of features to bring out the best in your woodturningFind out more
Our centres and boring accessories are worthy of a place in any turner's kitUpgrade to Evolution
Start your turning and create some intricate projectsChoose your kit
Last but definitely not least, remember to turn safely!See the range
Let your creativity flow and uncover ways to add to your woodwork and make your finishes stand out from the rest - explore pyrography, airbrushing and more...
The largest in the range with the most versatile features, all a serious woodturner would need for almost any woodturning project, large or small - find out more