Warrington Store

Gateway 49 Trade Park, Kerfoot Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 8NT

01925 595888 - warringtonstore@axminster.co.uk

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8am - 5.30pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday Closed
Warrington Store
Tool Sharpening

Tool Sharpening

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

Free Car Parking

Free Car Parking

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


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

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.

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.

Turning Tuesdays

Turning Tuesdays

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

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.

Warrington 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!

February 2020

Saturday 22nd February
10:00am - 4:00pm

Warrington Store - The Blind Woodturner

After losing his sight, Chris Fisher, also known as The Blind Woodturner, started commercial woodturning in 2008 and today demonstrates to enthusiasts around the UK. You will be inspired by Chris as he shares his passion for woodturning. He constantly challenges himself, exceeding all expectations and demonstrating how seemingly insurmountable obstacles can be overcome through tenacity and self-belief. Chris has attracted the attention of many publications and has been interviewed on various TV and radio stations. So come and take the opportunity to meet Axminster's resident celebrity in person and watch how he puts a unique spin on the craft of woodturning.

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

Warrington 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 the best value please join us at either 10 am or 12 noon.

March 2020

Tuesday 3rd March
10:00am - 2:00pm

Warrington Store - Turning Tuesday, Turning Salt & Pepper Grinders

Join Paul Otter as he demonstrates how easily and quickly you can produce salt and pepper grinders, with a CrushGrind mechanism, by using the Woodcut MillDrill.

Come along anytime between 10-2 pm and learn everything you need to know to produce one at home.  

Saturday 7th March
10:00am - 4:00pm

Warrington Store - Wood Carving With Murray Taylor

Free Woodcarving Demonstration

Murray Taylor is a highly respected woodcarver, who teaches chip and letter carving, with an introduction to chip carving DVD among his accolades. During this demonstration, Murray will cover the techniques required to elevate your carving to the next level. Whether you're a beginner or experienced woodworker Murray will enable you to introduce an exciting flair to your work.

Saturday 21st March
10:00am - 4:00pm

Warrington Store - Woodturning With Martin Saban-Smith

Woodturning and Finishes Demonstration

Join us as tutor and demonstrator, Martin Saban-Smith RPT returns to our stores to share more of his unique woodturning creativity. Martin's enthusiasm, technical ability and artistic finishing has attracted an impressive following on social media and he promises an entertaining and informative demonstration. His relaxed presentation style has been enjoyed by hundreds of turners in the UK, Ireland, Scotland and the USA. Martin is the manufacturer and owner of the Hampshire Sheen range of finishing waxes and oils and the Intrinsic Collection dyes which will be used during his demonstration.

Register for this event and complete the entry form by 9th March, for your chance of winning a 1-2-1 tutoring session with Martin Saban-Smith. Which will take place in-store on Friday 20th March, between 2-5 pm. The prize also includes Hampshire Sheen products up to the value of £40.

Martin has also offered a 25% discount on a 1-2-1 course with him at his workshop in Hampshire. This is open to anyone who registers for this event, please see confirmation email for the voucher code. Valid until the 17th April 2020. For full terms and conditions of this offer please visit Martin's website www.msabansmith.com

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

Warrington 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!

From wood to metal and crafts too, Axminster has the tools to help you Karina Henry (Manager)
Warrington Store Manager

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