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Woodworker, designer, creator Matt Estlea to demo at all Axminster stores

Friday 07 June 2019

Matt demonstrating how to create dovetail joints by hand at Axminster’s Open House event in 2018.   Matt Estlea, woodworker, Rycotewood Furniture Centre tutor and online content creator on YouTube,

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British Woodturner of the Year winners announced at Celebrating British Craft exhibition

Tuesday 28 May 2019

British Woodturner of the Year winners announced at Celebrating British Craft exhibition The winners of the 2019 British Woodturner of the Year Competition, run in association with Axminster Tools &a

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Book Signing with John Makepeace

Thursday 21 March 2019

John Makepeace OBE, award winning UK furniture designer and maker, will visit the Axminster Tools & Machinery store in Axminster in April to sign copies of his book ‘Beyond Parnham’. John has a s

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Celebrating British Craft + British Woodturner of the Year

Monday 11 March 2019

GMC Publications and the Woodworker's Institute are excited to announce a new British Woodturner of the Year Competition, in association with Axminster. For more information and to submit your entries

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The Young Furniture Makers exhibition

Wednesday 05 December 2018

Lewis Small, Wilf Floor Lamp Breakthrough design talent from across the UK came together in London on 10 October 2018 to exhibit for one day only at The Furniture Makers’ Company’s annual Young Furni

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Best of British recognised at major UK exhibition

Monday 03 December 2018

Woodland Heritage’s Best Use of British Timber Awards at the Celebration of Craftsmanship & Design exhibition aims to promote the use of local resources to produce pieces that have added meaning b

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Christmas Craft Market at Sheffield Museum

Thursday 22 November 2018

Sheffield is a city full of talented, small scale producers and craftspeople making wonderful things, often entirely by hand. We’re pleased to showcase some of this talent in our popular Millennium G

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Competition - Bridge City tools giveaway

Tuesday 16 October 2018

This month in Furniture & Cabinetmaking we’re teaming up with Axminster Tools to offer you the chance to win a set of marking tools from Bridge City Tool Works! There are three prizes on offer fo

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The Axminster Catalogue is back

Thursday 20 September 2018

Axminster Tools & Machinery last produced a main catalogue over three years ago. Despite the advantages of digitalisation, many customers lamented the loss of the catalogue, like losing a trusty o

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Competition - Peter Sefton DVD giveaway 3

Wednesday 19 September 2018

We’re giving away a complete set of Peter Sefton’s Ultimate Thickness Planer Series worth £39.98! The first DVD in the Ultimate Thickness Planer series covers commissioning and tuning up a machine, a

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