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Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday Closed

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Up next: Saturday 2nd July
Routing Demonstration

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This store has limited on-site parking available.

Built on a shared passion for great craftsmanship

Woodwork sits at the heart of our story and we continually strive to support the creative community by providing honest advice, project inspiration and trusted tools.

Whatever your woodworking passion, your local Axminster Tools store gives you access to inspirational makers, traditional and trusted tools, and friendly, knowledgeable advice from our experts.

So come and discover the complete Axminster Tools experience.

What's in store

Live Workshop

Practical solutions by passionate advisors

Create with confidence

Get hands-on in our Live Workshops and talk tools, projects and everything woodwork with our friendly, knowledgeable team.

Demonstrations and events

Free demos & events

Uniting creativity through sharing

Surround yourself with like-minded makers and join our product demonstrations or project based events.

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Planks and blanks. Plus tool sharpening - only in store

Timber supplies and tool sharpening

The best finish starts with quality material and sharp tools!

Choose from a wide selection of high-grade wood planks and blanks and get your tools sharpened to as good as new condition!

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Planks and blanks. Plus tool sharpening - only in store

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UK Men's Sheds Association

Supporting our communities

Through our community programmes we aim to support what matters to our customers and colleagues.

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Environmental pledge

We're doing everything we can to reduce our carbon footprint and aim to reuse, recycle or upcycle as much as we can.

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Events calendar

Our in-store events are a hub for makers of all skill levels. Designed to help you expand your product knowledge, develop your practical skills and find inspiration from like-minded enthusiasts.

July 2022

Saturday 2nd July
10:00am - 2:00pm

Axminster Store - Routing Demonstration

Join us in store for an overview of your favourite branded routers!

Our experts will be exploring the features and benefits of routers from Festool to Bosch, Makita to Dewalt. Unsure which router is the one for you? Pop into store and join the demonstration, questions for our experts are welcome!

August 2022

Saturday 20th August
10:00am - 2:00pm

Axminster Store - Arbortech Tools

Join us for this exciting hands-on guide to Arbotech’s unique range of power carving tools!

Neil Cooper, our in-store resident expert, will be giving you the chance to get hands as he talks through their unique collection of tools which make power carving easy.

An exciting opportunity for you to discover how you can quickly and easily carve out wood. Some of the tools Neil will be showcasing include Arbortech’s popular TURBO Plane Blade, the Ball Gouge, Industrial Woodcarver Blade, and the Mini Carver.

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