Need a Christmas centrepiece with a difference? Then we have some ideas that you might like to try in the run-up to the festive season.

Watch our Woodworking Wisdom demos below and choose which Christmas centrepiece you'd like to make this Christmas.

Polar Express candle arch Christmas centrepiece

This beautiful Polar Express candle arch project will delight your little ones and loved ones this festive season.

This is a two-part project that involves a number of skills and disciplines and consists of a charming wooden train and a lit-up Christmas village scene.

Part one - Polar Express train

Join Colwin in part one, where he shows you how to turn the train on a lathe.

Part two - Candle Arch Village

Join Ben in part two, where he shows you how to scroll saw and assemble the village scene.

Nativity Christmas centrepiece

Join Ben and Colwin in this two-part Woodworking Wisdom project where they show you how to scroll saw a light-up Nativity scene, complete with a stable, animals, Mary and Joseph, the three kings and not forgetting the baby Jesus.

Part one - Make the backdrop

Join Ben in this demo where he shows you how to scroll saw with nativity backdrop.

Part two - Make the figures

Join Colwin in part two where he turns all the Nativity characters on the lathe, using simple tools and turning techniques.

Candle bridge Christmas centrepiece

Join Craig in this Woodworking Wisdom demo for this simple but impressive-looking candle bridge project, that will complete any mantlepiece during the yuletide season.

Made it? Then share it!

If you have felt inspired by any of these Christmas centrepiece projects, and have had a go, we would love to see your pics! Take a picture, and share it with us on social media. Search and tag @axminstertools on Facebook and Instagram or upload to our online gallery.