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.

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

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

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!

October 2019

Friday 25th October
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Warrington Store - Children's Halloween Workshop

Free Children's Workshop

Be afraid. Be very afraid - your little monsters might soon be wanting you to help them with some Halloween projects - never fear, our Axminster stores are ready to help with a special Halloween workshop. Using our Craft Scroll saws, our frighteningly friendly staff will help your creepy creatives make their own take-home Halloween decoration. They'll be using one of our 'Terrifying Templates' including bats, ghosts, witches hats and cats - and they'll have a chance to use pyrography to add scary detail.

This is a FREE event with no tricks, so it’ll be all treat!

*Maximum of two children per adult, aged 8-14, all children must be registered to participate. Please register your interest through Eventbrite. Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times while in the store. All tools and materials will be provided by Axminster store. Photographs will be taken during the workshop, please advise the tutor if you do not wish your child to be included within any future marketing.

Saturday 26th October
10:00am - 4:00pm

Warrington - Woodturning With Mick Hanbury

Free Woodturning Demonstration

We are pleased to welcome Mick Hanbury to the store for a day of demonstrating and technique advice. Mick is a skilful and artistic woodturner who has been turning for over 20 years. He is listed on the Register of Professional Turners as well as being a member of Association of Woodturners. Over the years Mick has developed a unique style of decorative finishes to his pieces and is well known for his beautiful finial boxes, elegant spiral stem goblets, and delicately patterned platters.

Come along and learn from a master turner.

Saturday 26th October
10:00am - 2:00pm

Warrington Store - Craft Pen Turning Lathes, Kits and Blanks

In this national store demonstration, we’ll introduce novices and more experienced woodturners to the lathes, tools and techniques you’ll need to begin turning your own pens. With a choice of many wood and resin blanks, pen kits and finishes now available in store, the creative possibilities are almost endless.

During the demonstration, we’ll cover blank preparation and mounting, tool selection and use, design considerations, shaping and finishing. Our store specialist will share sufficient practical guidance to enable you to make a start on pen turning almost immediately.

Remember, if you buy any Craft lathe, we’ll provide you with a free three-hour introduction to woodturning with one of our team specialists. For this demonstration, we recommend joining us at the start and staying through to the close to make sure you get the full benefit of each stage of instruction.

November 2019

Saturday 9th November
10:00am - 4:00pm

Warrington Store - Panel Making And Fuji Spraying

Free Woodworking Demonstration

Come along to store and learn how to make and spray your own fence panels. Whilst making the panels in-store expert, Daniel, will be using the Axminster Air Tools with the Swan oil-free and low noise compressor. So quiet it will not disturb the neighbours!

Once the panel is completed Daniel will show you how to achieve a perfect finish in a fraction of the time, using the Fuji Q5 and gravity cup. Worried spraying is not for you? The easy to use spray systems from Fuji are perfect for the novice and more experienced user.

Saturday 23rd November
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 23rd November
10:00am - 4:00pm

Warrington Store - Woodturning with Tracy Owen

Free Woodturning Demonstration

Top UK woodturner, Tracy Owen, is back in the store to inspire us with his woodturning skills. Tracy is on the Register of Professional Turners and has also written several articles for Woodturning magazine.

Tracy has won many awards at national shows for his innovative turning over the last 13 years. Having established himself as one of the few woodturning professionals to derive his sole livelihood from woodturning, he specialises in green (or wet) woodturning of bowls and hollow forms to produce unique one-off pieces. Tracy likes to use green wood as, when the wood is drying, it moves and adds character to the piece. Tracy will be demonstrating his unique style of turning and texturing, which he achieves by sandblasting, carving, chainsawing and colouring.

Come along and be inspired by a master turner.

Saturday 30th November
10:00am - 2:00pm

Warrington Store - Jet Machines Re-Launch

In this national store event, we re-introduce one of the UK's most trusted woodworking machine brands, Jet. First made available in the UK over 20 years ago, these robust machines have earned a reputation for performance, reliability and value which has secured a large customer base amongst discerning woodworking enthusiasts. At this free event, we'll highlight key technical features of Jet bandsaws, lathes and scroll saws recently introduced to the range and share advice and techniques for getting the best results from these precision machines.

We look forward to seeing you in store and to helping your woodworking 'take off' to even greater heights, with Jet.

With 11,000+ products, our store is a destination for any tool enthusiast... Phillip Lewis (Manager)
Warrington Store Manager

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