High Wycombe Store

Cressex Business Park, Lincoln Road, High Wycombe, Bucks. HP12 3FF

01494 885480 - highwycombestore@axminster.co.uk

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8am - 5.30pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday Closed
Friday 19th April Closed
Saturday 20th April 9am - 5pm
Sunday 21st & Monday 22nd Closed
High Wycombe Store
Tool Sharpening

Tool Sharpening

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

Live Workshop

Live Workshop

We understand that looking at a machine isn't always enough - 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 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

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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.

Turning Tuesdays

Turning Tuesdays

This is your chance to see and talk about everything and anything woodturning, on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month between 10am and 4pm.

A member of the team will be available to talk turning, demonstrate and help with any queries or questions as well as giving you the chance to get hands on and have a go.

Carving Club

Carving Club

Whether you're a novice or experienced carver or simply interested in starting a new hobby, why not come along to our Carving Club? These free informal sessions provide an opportunity to try new tools and learn new techniques with helpful advice and guidance from other members and from the store team.

We meet every second Thursday between 1pm and 4pm and all materials and tools are provided. Plus there's free tea and coffee! We look forward to welcoming you soon.

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High Wycombe 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!

April 2019

Tuesday 23rd April
10:00am - 1:00pm

High Wycombe Store - 'Ball And Cup Toy' With Les Alexander

Do you have an interest in Woodturning?
Then why not come along to one our Tuesday Turners sessions, the group meet every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month. With a wide range of experience levels, all are welcome. This week - one of the groups main demonstrators, Les will be making Ball and Cup Toys.

Saturday 27th April
10:00am - 2:00pm

High Wycombe Store - Sanding - In Pursuit Of The Perfect Finish

Skilful sanding remains the key to achieving an attractive and tactile finish to your project - bringing the best out of the natural features of the timber. From hand sanding to the latest power sanding machines, the technology keeps moving on, bringing improvements to abrasives, dust extraction and ergonomics. To help keep you up to date, our stores will be hosting a national sanding demonstration on Saturday 27th April. 
See you there!

Saturday 27th April
10:00am - 4:00pm

High Wycombe Store - Topography With Andre May

Topography is the study of the shape and features of land surfaces. During this demonstration, Andre will be using a range of Arbortech tools to create some beautiful Topographic plywood designs. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in relief work to get an overview of the process and tools required. Come along anytime and see Andrew in action.

May 2019

Saturday 4th May
10:00am - 1:00pm

High Wycombe - Spiral Planer Thicknesser With Talhah Rasool

Are you looking for a smoother finish with less noise, longer life and more efficiency? Axminster's Trade Series planer thicknesser with a spiral cutter block is fast becoming the choice for the professional woodworker. Come along to the store and see Talhah Rasool demonstrating the benefits of the AT260SPT.

Tuesday 14th May
10:00am - 1:00pm

High Wycombe Store - Turning Tuesday - Captive Rings With Les Alexander

It's Turning Tuesday Time, the friendly group meet every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month. All level of abilities are welcome and you can even have a go yourself. This week one of the groups main demonstrators, Les, will be showing you how to produce captive rings on the lathe.

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

High Wycombe Store - Rider Planes Revisited

Precision components and ‘out-the-box’ performance have established Rider planes as a popular choice amongst trade and craft enthusiasts alike. Introduced in 2015, Rider’s reputation as affordable, quality hand tools continues to grow. To re-acquaint our customers with the latest range of Rider bench planes, all stores are hosting a national Rider Planes demonstration on Saturday 25th May. This is your chance to get the best advice on hand plane selection, use and maintenance - and to get hands-on yourself with practical guidance from our store experts.

Tuesday 28th May
10:00am - 1:00pm

High Wycombe Store - Turned Fruit & Flowers With Malcolm Cleaver

It's Turning Tuesday Time, the friendly group meet every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month. All level of abilities are welcome and you can even have a go yourself. This week one of the groups main demonstrators, Malcolm, will be turning beautiful fruit & flowers.

We're one of the best places for tools & machinery in south central England! Craig Townsley (Manager) & Paula Webb (Deputy Manager)
High Wycombe Store Manager and Deputy Mangager

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