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Turn it Up – watch, listen and be inspired by Mark Sanger

Even if you are not into woodturning, listening to Mark Sanger and seeing some of his work may provide the inspirational nudge that motivates you...

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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 makers. In previous years the Somerset Guild of...

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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 the Axminster stores over the course of the next...

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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...

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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 jointer doesn’t get much of an airing these days....

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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 rely on an element of natural daylight, but that...