North Shields Store

Unit J1, Hamar Close, Tyne Tunnel Trading Estate. NE29 7XB

01915 005966 - northshieldsstore@axminster.co.uk

Opening Hours

 
Monday - Friday 8am - 7pm
Saturday 9am - 5.30pm
Sunday 10.30am - 4.30pm (browsing from 10am)
North Shields 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.

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.

Turning Tuesdays

Turning Tuesdays

This is your chance to see and talk about everything and anything woodturning, every Tuesday between 10am and 4pm in store.

Each week 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.

North Shields 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 1st August
10:00am - 12:00pm

North Shields Store - Beat the Boredom Series - Freestyle Pyrography and Carving

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 first in our Beat the Boredom series is on 1st August and will be Freestyle Pyrography and Carving. The session will start with an overview of the craft and will include instructions on how to use the tools safely, then you get to release your creativity and have a go yourself. Your creations are yours to keep, so come along and make your mark!

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 1st August
1:00pm - 3:00pm

North Shields Store - Beat the Boredom Series - Freestyle Pyrography and Carving

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 first in our Beat the Boredom series is on 1st August and will be Freestyle Pyrography and Carving. The session will start with an overview of the craft and will include instructions on how to use the tools safely, then you get to release your creativity and have a go yourself. Your creations are yours to keep, so come along and make your mark!

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 8th August
10:00am - 12:00pm

North Shields Store - Beat the Boredom Series - Wooden Animal Puzzles

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 second in our Beat the Boredom series is on 8th August and will be Wooden Animal Puzzles. The session will start with an overview of the craft and will include instructions on how to use the tools safely, then using the scroll saw you will create your own simple, fun
puzzles. Your creations are yours to take home, so come along and piece together a new hobby!

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 8th August
1:00pm - 3:00pm

North Shields Store - Beat the Boredom Series - Wooden Animal Puzzles

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 second in our Beat the Boredom series is on 8th August and will be Wooden Animal Puzzles. The session will start with an overview of the craft and will include instructions on how to use the tools safely, then using the scroll saw you will create your own simple, fun
puzzles. Your creations are yours to take home, so come along and piece together a new hobby!

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 15th August
10:00am - 12:00pm

North Shields Store - Beat the Boredom Series - Garden Planters

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 third in our Beat the Boredom series is on 15th August and will be Garden
Planters.The session will start with an overview of the craft and will include instructions on how to use the tools safely, then you’ll make your own simple planter for seedlings. Your creations are yours to keep, so come along and sow the seed of a new hobby!

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 15th August
1:00pm - 3:00pm

North Shields Store - Beat the Boredom Series - Garden Planters

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 third in our Beat the Boredom series is on 15th August and will be Garden
Planters.The session will start with an overview of the craft and will include instructions on how to use the tools safely, then you’ll make your own simple planter for seedlings. Your creations are yours to keep, so come along and sow the seed of a new hobby!

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
10:00am - 12:00pm

North Shields 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

North Shields 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 29th August
10:00am - 12:00pm

North Shields 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

North Shields 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.


We deliver a great experience for the hobbyist, tradesman & professional... Mark Bloomfield (Manager)
North Shields Store Manager

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