Martin Saban-Smith Goes On Tour With Axminster Tools
Hampshire Sheen creator and professional turner, Martin Saban-Smith, is on Tour and demonstrating in an Axminster Store near you.
Martin Saban-Smith RPT is back for another Woodturning and Finishing Tour with Axminster Tools. Woodturners eager to reach the next level of turning, colouring or finishing will find this tour invaluable. Martin is an internationally recognised creative woodturner, demonstrator and creator. His enthusiasm is contagious and his story inspiring.
FREE Woodturning demonstration brought to you by Axminster Tools
Join the tour and feel energised by Martin’s friendly and informal approach to woodturning. Learn about his journey to becoming an RPT woodturner and how he came to create the popular Hampshire Sheen range of wax and oil finishes. The demonstrations will showcase Martin’s turning techniques, with special attention given to his speciality of finishing!
Tour dates and tickets
- Nuneaton – Saturday 21st January
- High Wycombe – Saturday 18th February
- Basingstoke – Saturday 18th March
- Newcastle – Saturday 15th April
- Cardiff – Saturday 13th May
- Axminster – Saturday 20th May
- Sittingbourne – Saturday 17th June
- Warrington – Saturday 22nd July
During each practical demonstration, several projects will be completed. Expert advice will be given on everything from tooling, turning techniques, sanding and finishing. Don’t miss what is certain to be a colourful display of professional techniques by reserving your free place. Tickets are limited so please click on your local Axminster Tools Store now and book to avoid disappointment.
Fanatical about finishing
Measured, blended and poured by hand, Hampshire Sheen products really are handmade from start to finish! Giving your work a truly lasting finish that will add a beautiful protective coating that is both strong and water-resistant.
Martin is the manufacturer and owner of the Hampshire Sheen range of finishing waxes, oils, lacquers and the Intrinsic Collection Dyes some of which will be used during his demonstration.
An interview with Martin Saban-Smith
Learn more about Martin Saban-Smith and how his woodturning led to the creation of the highly successful range of Hampshire Sheen finishing products.
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