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Sponsoring Somerset Guild’s Furniture Prize

This year Axminster Tools & Machinery is sponsoring the Somerset Guild of Craftsmen’s Furniture Prize for students and apprentice furniture...

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Turning it up at the Axminster stores with Mark Sanger

Mark Sanger, recently crowned champion at the Ten Turners Turning event at Axminster Tools & Machinery Nuneaton in March earlier this year, is going on tour. Mark will be demonstrating at all...

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MACH 2016 – now the show is over, the hard work begins

MACH 2016 is now officially history and, in its wake, the show’s organisers have described it as an outstanding showcase for advances in the manufacturing industry. This year the show can proudly make reference to a number of famous faces seen...

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Connecting Dust Hoses to Power Tools

Like most woodworkers, I’ve gradually collected a number of power tools, all of which have proved to be useful, even if my old Lamello C2 biscuit...

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Workshop & Over Bench Lighting

Decent lighting is one of the fundamentals in any workshop, regardless of what goes on in it, as without sufficient illumination, nothing much of any significance is likely to happen. Many people...

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The Japanese Chisel

Nomi. Japanese chisel for shaping wood The chisel is a very useful tool in it’s own right For anyone wishing to purchase their first Japanese woodworking tool, a good place to begin is the (not so) humble chisel. Practically all aspects of...