Manager Lee (left) gifting items from our Axminster Rider and Lie-Nielsen range to Christopher Caine, who is competing in the Joinery category at the EuroSkills 2018 in Budapest What's OnWhat's On section icon
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Basingstoke Store

Events

Sunday 7th – Rodney Goodship and Denis Findlay from the Surrey Association of Woodturners will be in-store between 10:30-16:30 offering advice and tips on woodturning. They will be making candlesticks and boxes and demonstrate techniques suitable for all levels of turner, from the beginner to the professional – not to be missed!

Saturday 27th – An all-new range of Craft machines are being introduced to appeal to woodworking enthusiasts looking for performance and features which exceed an entry-level machine. You’ll be able to get hands-on with the first of these machines – including lathes, drill presses and compressors. This will provide an ideal opportunity to appreciate technical aspects of these machines which have been developed to provide quality and class-leading specification at a highly competitive price – come in between 10-2pm and take a closer look!

Axminster Craft machinery

Manager’s message

Our in-store exclusive offer on the Dewalt Multi-tool + 30 accessories with toolbag is now available to try on our ‘have a go bench’ – come and get yours before they sell out!

Simon Jones, Store Manager
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Waste to wonderCreative Corner

Seasonal events are the perfect time to get creative and there’s none better than Halloween for learning some new tricks! Here are a few ideas on how to turn your workshop waste into Halloween wonder. These decorations are easy to do, inexpensive and fun to do with your little monsters (monsters, zombies and children must always have adult supervision when operating tools and machinery).


Branch off into a new direction with our Pumpkin Discs… There’s two sides to our Pumpkin Blocks… It’s a monster mash with our Wood Block Ghouls... Build up your knowledge with our Stacking Pumpkins... Lift some spirits with our Ghost Figures

Know which project you want to start?

Branch Pumpkins Pumpkin Blocks Wood Block Ghouls
Stacking Pumpkin Ghosts

We’ve prepared a selection of templates for you to use with a scroll saw or as a painting outline. We’ve used some of them for our projects, but there’s plenty more to choose from!

See our terrifying templates

Painting the cubes

 

Open House

Thank you to all those that attended our Open House at our headquarters in Devon. It was great to meet so many people as passionate about tools and machinery as we are. Look out for some highlights in our knowledge piece.

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