Nuneaton Store

Bermuda Trade Park, Nuneaton, Warwickshire. CV10 7RA

02476 011402 - nuneatonstore@axminster.co.uk

Opening Hours

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

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.

Festool Test Centre

Festool Test Centre

Festool tools are precision engineered and have to be seen as an investment, which ultimately saves you time, materials and protects your health.

Gain some hands-on experience in store and discover why the range is so unique.

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.

Nuneaton 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!

February 2020

Saturday 22nd February
10:00am - 2:00pm

Nuneaton Store - Tool Sharpening

Tired of not getting that perfect edge on your chisels, plane irons and gouges?

In-store enthusiast, Rob, will be offering advice on sharpening these items and many others. He'll show you how to set up your grinder, get the right jig and achieve the best results.

Come along anytime for free advice on essential maintenance for your woodturning tools. 

Wednesday 26th February
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Nuneaton Store - An Evening With Vic Tesolin and Veritas

Free Woodworking Demonstration and Talk

Internationally renowned Canadian woodworker, tutor and author, Vic Tesolin, is our VIP guest at this evening demonstration in store.

A regular visitor to the UK as an ambassador for premium hand tools manufacturer, Veritas, Vic is widely admired for his expertise and creativity with hand tools and his engaging and entertaining presentation style. Devoted to the 'minimalist' approach to woodworking, you can expect to see Vic explain the set-up and practical use of a range of Veritas hand planes, sharpening systems, chisels and saws. His informal approach means there is always time for questions on any woodworking related topic and he is always delighted to share his workshop experiences with fellow enthusiasts. Come along for what promises to be an informative and enjoyable 'evening with Vic Tesolin'.

Spaces are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Saturday 29th February
10:00am - 2:00pm

Nuneaton Store - Woodturning Jaws Explained

Join us in-store as we explore one of the key woodturning accessories that sometimes get overlooked - the jaws. Axminster Tools & Machinery manufacture a range of high precision jaws compatible with our 'Evolution' series chucks - all designed and machined at our manufacturing facilities in Devon. These proudly UK made jaws present the aspiring woodturner with the means to hold and turn wood for the best possible creative results.  In this demonstration, we'll discuss and demonstrate a variety of popular jaws including Pen, Button, Dovetail, and Expanding Pin Chuck jaws and show the typical project applications of each. Whether you're interested in turning wide diameter pieces such as bowls and platters or finer pieces such as goblets and pens, we'll have just the jaw to suit your needs!

N.B. this demo will be split into two sessions - to get best value please join us at either 10am or 12 noon.

March 2020

Saturday 7th March
10:00am - 2:00pm

Nuneaton Store - Scroll Saw Puzzles

Free Woodworking Demonstration

Scroll Saw puzzles are fun to do and make great presents. Come along to store anytime between 10-2pm as we demonstrate how to prepare patterns, set up a scroll saw and choose the correct blades. Throughout the session we'll cover safe practice as well as explaining different techniques - there may even be a chance for you to have a go yourself!

Saturday 21st March
10:00am - 2:00pm

Nuneaton Store - Tool Sharpening With The Ultimate Edge

Do you struggle to get that perfect edge on your tools?

Then come and join our sharpening session. Under the guidance of resident sharpening expert, Rob, you'll have the chance to get hands-on with the Ultimate Edge sharpening system. 

During the session, Rob will take you through machine set up, jig choice, wheel truing and sharpening techniques (with an emphasis on the sharpening of woodturning and hand tools). You can even bring in a tool of your own* to put the system through its paces! 

*Limited to one tool per person on a first-come-first-served basis. 

Saturday 28th March
10:00am - 2:00pm

Nuneaton Store - EcoPoxy, Working With Resin And Wood

Free Woodworking Demonstration

Working with wood and resin is right on trend and in this national demonstration, our store specialists will provide an introduction to resin, using our new range of EcoPoxy products. Together these offer an ideal solution for woodworkers, artists and craftspeople looking to explore new creative possibilities in their work.

During this demonstration we'll make a small project, providing technical guidance and useful tips which will help you achieve professional results in your workshop from the outset. We'll provide details of the tools and accessories you might need and highlight some of the pitfalls when starting out working with resin. We'll also share some of the reasons why we stock EcoPoxy products, which are proven to provide outstanding all-round performance, clarity and durability while remaining environmentally friendly. We look forward to seeing you there!


There's nothing better than seeing customers' knowledge & projects develop... Nathan Brown (Manager)
Nuneaton Expert

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