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We pride ourselves on the range of wood and metalworking machinery that we offer, which includes both our own brand as well as other high profile names such as JET and Proxxon. All of our own machinery is categorised into sections based on user requirement so whether you are a hobby, trade or professional user we have a range of machines to meet your requirements.

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Machinery Classification

A quick guide to Axminster's woodworking machinery classification

Axminster Craft

Great value and easy-to-use, perfect for use at home for light work and not for continuous use

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Axminster Trade

Solid, reliable machines designed to be used by businesses with occasional periods of continuous work

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View our easy classification system to ensure you get the ideal machine for your level of usage

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Metalworking Machinery

Axminster Engineer Series

Highly accurate, high specification machines that will perform difficult tasks every day

Axminster Model Engineer Series

Compact, fully featured machines that are perfectly suited for quality model engineering at home

Axminster CNC Technology

Small, high specification machines, able to handle complex training or small batch machining tasks

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