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We are now recognised as a Google Certified Shop

Our company Axminster Tools & Machinery was recently selected to join the Google Certified Shops programme. To help shoppers identify online...

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Treating the back of a Japanese chisel

It has to be said that I’m a big fan of Japanese tools and have been for many years, in particular their chisels. They are, compared to their western counterparts, a ‘learning curve’ and don’t...

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Let’s take a first look at Rider chisels

The new, European made range of Rider chisels provides the woodworker with a comprehensive selection of top quality tools. The blades are made from chrome manganese steel, carefully hardened and tempered to 59 RC. Handles are made from either...

HR director Jane Boulton (centre) with the current intake of apprentices.

Shortlisted at the Western Morning News Business Awards

Axminster Tools & Machinery, along with two other companies, was recently shortlisted for the Western Morning News Apprenticeship Award. At a...

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Power Tools in the Workshop

At the annual ‘On The Tools Awards’ (online community of trade users), Axminster has just been voted ‘Power Tool Supplier Of The Year’, so now seems an opportune moment to have a look...

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Why Buy Axminster?

Why buy Axminster? You may have already decided to buy an Axminster machine. You may be in the process of making a decision. You may have just stumbled onto this page by accident. Regardless of your current situation and how you got here, if...