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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Saturday 13th – Well known woodturner, Steve Heeley, will be in store to show you how to get the best results when woodturning. If you are a woodturning enthusiast, come along and watch this FREE demonstration by one of the UK’s top woodturners.

Thursday 18th – Monday 21st – We will be attending the Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition demonstrating Proxxon and Axminster model engineering machines and hand tools – it’s a miniature event that’s sure to make a big impression, we are on stand 87/88 – come and say hi!

Saturday 27th – We are delighted to announce we have the Blind Woodturner, Chris Fisher, in-store between 10-4. After losing his sight, Chris Fisher started commercial woodturning in 2008 and today demonstrates to enthusiasts around the UK. Chris has attracted the attention of various publications and was recently interviewed by the BBC. So come along and meet Axminster’s turner in residence.

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

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We are always looking to offer new and exciting demonstrations – tell a member of the team what you would like to see next!

The new Trade machine is already getting great feedback, our displays will be going to the woodworking show W18 in early October so book your demonstration in-store today.

New Axminster Trade - ask for a demonstration and find out how these machines will benefit your business
New Axminster Trade - ask for a demonstration and find out how these machines will benefit your business

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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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