Axminster Store

The Trafalgar Way, Axminster, Devon. EX13 5SN

01297 302370 -

    • This store will be closed from 3pm to 5:30pm on Friday 24th January 2020

      We will be carrying out some essential staff training and therefore the store will be closed for a short period. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause, if you would like to reserve an item to collect later please use our Click and Collect facility and we will get this actioned as soon as possible.

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8am - 5.30pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday Closed
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.


Time to refuel?

If you're not in a hurry to leave why not take your tea or coffee 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 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

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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


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!

January 2020

Saturday 25th January
10:00am - 2:00pm

Axminster Store - High-End Hand Tools

A detailed look at the features and benefits of a wide range of high-end, precision hand tools including leading international brands Veritas and Lie-Nielsen. During this demonstration, we'll look at comparable planes, chisels and saws from these brands and explain some of their similarities - and some of their differences. We'll also share some practical advice on set-up to ensure you get the best performance from these trusted hand tools. There'll be plenty of time to get 'hands on' yourself, so come along for what promises to be a rewarding few hours with our skilled store demonstrators.

Get hands on and try before you buy, on over 10,000 products in store Phil Lewis (Manager)
Axminster Store Deputy Mangager

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