Axminster Store

The Trafalgar Way, Axminster, Devon. EX13 5SN

01297 302370 - axminsterstore@axminster.co.uk

Opening Hours

 
Monday - Friday 8am - 5.30pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday Closed
August Bank Holiday  
Saturday 25th 9am - 5pm
Sunday 26th & Monday 27th Closed
Tuesday 29th 8am - 5.30pm
Axminster Store
Tool Sharpening

Tool Sharpening

Our experts can sharpen your plane blades, woodturning gouges, carving chisels...

Live Workshop

Live Workshop

These workshops offer you the opportunity to see machinery in use and get hands on.

Refreshments

Time to refuel?

If you're not in a hurry to leave why not take your tea break in store.

Axminster Finance

Axminster Finance

Let your tools pay for themselves - we can explain your finance options - find out more

Free Car Parking

Free Car Parking

As part of our service parking is free to all customers.

Apple Pay

Apple Pay

A simple and secure way to pay with your iPhone 6 or Apple Watch.

Click & Collect

Can't wait for delivery? Why not collect in store!

Check store stock and reserve tools online, then collect in store

Find out more

Get involved in store

We welcome hobbyists, professionals and clubs to come along and join in and from time to time we will also have special guests and suppliers in store.

Axminster Skill Centre

Skill Centre

The Axminster Skill Centre offers our customers the opportunity to develop their skills within the diverse range of woodworking, engineering and associated crafts - book a course today...

Live Workshop

Live Workshop

We have kitted out an area the size of a small garage that any enthusiast would be proud of. We understand that looking at a machine isn't always enough - live workshops offer you the opportunity to see the machines in use and get hands on.

Axminster Store Events

Events

Come to an event and be inspired by our experts and special guests as they give practical demonstrations

Our free events offer a great opportunity to learn a new skill and meet like-minded people. Try the latest tools and machinery - we'll encourage you to get involved. If you need professional advice, our experts are always happy to help.

You can also expect exclusive offers throughout the store so take a look at our calendar and we'll look forward to seeing you!

August 2018

Wednesday 22nd August
10:00am - 12:00pm

Axminster Store - Beat the Boredom Series - Bee Homes and Insect Houses

Project Days For Budding Woodworkers
Looking for something to do with the kids this summer? Every Wednesday in August, 10am-12 noon and 1pm-3pm, children* can learn how to make a fun useful item using a few simple tools and some pre-cut wooden components - all free of charge!

The fourth in our Beat the Boredom series, on 22nd August, is on Bee Homes and
Insect Houses. The session will start with an overview of the craft and will include instructions on how to use the tools safely, then using pre-cut components you'll build your own bee and bug house. Your creations are yours to keep, so come along and create a buzz in your kids and the garden this summer!

Spaces are strictly limited, please register through Eventbrite as soon as possible to avoid disappointment and speak to your nearest store for more details.

*Open to children aged 8 to 17 years old but must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times while on store premises.

Wednesday 22nd August
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Axminster Store - Beat the Boredom Series - Bee Homes and Insect Houses

Project Days For Budding Woodworkers
Looking for something to do with the kids this summer? Every Wednesday in August, 10am-12 noon and 1pm-3pm, children* can learn how to make a fun useful item using a few simple tools and some pre-cut wooden components - all free of charge!

The fourth in our Beat the Boredom series, on 22nd August, is on Bee Homes and
Insect Houses. The session will start with an overview of the craft and will include instructions on how to use the tools safely, then using pre-cut components you'll build your own bee and bug house. Your creations are yours to keep, so come along and create a buzz in your kids and the garden this summer!

Spaces are strictly limited, please register through Eventbrite as soon as possible to avoid disappointment and speak to your nearest store for more details.

*Open to children aged 8 to 17 years old but must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times while on store premises.

Thursday 23rd August
10:30am - 3:00pm

Axminster Store - Polyvine Finishes Workshop With Ryan Jones

Polyvine Ltd was established in 1986. It’s independently owned and has been one of the leading innovators in specialist water-based decorative paint systems during the last 30 years. They have a strong reputation among trade professionals for a product that delivers maximum performance together with ease of use.

Ryan will be able to answer any questions and will have samples of the Polyvine range - including the NEW Glitter addition - so come along and see the quality for yourself.

Friday 24th August to Saturday 25th August
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Axminster Store - Introducing The New Axminster Trade Range

A few good machines immediately increase the capacity and creative potential of your workshop and our stores are always ready to demonstrate a wide range of our Axminster machines - from table saws and bandsaws to planer thicknessers and morticers.

The exciting news is that in August we’ll be introducing several new Axminster Trade machines - with specifications and features for even greater performance and convenience. Make sure you come along to your nearest store to take a closer look and if you can’t make it through the week, don’t miss our national Axminster Trade machine demonstrations on Friday 24th from 2pm to closing time and Saturday 25th from 10am-4pm. See you there!

Wednesday 29th August
10:00am - 12:00pm

Axminster Store - Beat the Boredom Series - Smartphone Holder

Project Days For Budding Woodworkers
Looking for something to do with the kids this summer? Every Wednesday in August, 10am-12 noon and 1pm-3pm, children* can learn how to make a fun useful item using a few simple tools and some pre-cut wooden components - all free of charge!

The fifth in our Beat the Boredom series is on 29th August and will be how to make a phone holder. The session will start with an overview of the craft and will include instructions on how to use the tools safely, then you make your own stylish home for your smartphone. Your creations are yours to keep, so come along and have a go!
Spaces are strictly limited, please register through Eventbrite as soon as possible to avoid disappointment and speak to your nearest store for more details.

*Open to children aged 8 to 17 years old but must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times while on store premises.

Wednesday 29th August
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Axminster Store - Beat the Boredom Series - Smartphone Holder

Project Days For Budding Woodworkers
Looking for something to do with the kids this summer? Every Wednesday in August, 10am-12 noon and 1pm-3pm, children* can learn how to make a fun useful item using a few simple tools and some pre-cut wooden components - all free of charge!

The fifth in our Beat the Boredom series is on 29th August and will be how to make a phone holder. The session will start with an overview of the craft and will include instructions on how to use the tools safely, then you make your own stylish home for your smartphone. Your creations are yours to keep, so come along and have a go!
Spaces are strictly limited, please register through Eventbrite as soon as possible to avoid disappointment and speak to your nearest store for more details.

*Open to children aged 8 to 17 years old but must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times while on store premises.


Our knowledgeable team of experts can provide you with professional advice... Matthew Youngs (Manager) & Matt McAuley (Deputy Manager)
Axminster Store Manager and Deputy Mangager

Privacy Policy & Cookies

We use cookies to improve and personalise our services, for marketing and for social activity. Please see our privacy policy for more information on how and why we use your data. You can change your cookie settings at any time. By continuing, you agree to our use of cookies.