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Project Days For Budding Woodworkers
Looking for something to do with the kids this summer? Every Wednesday in August children* can learn how to make a fun useful item using a few simple tools and some pre-cut wooden components – all free of charge!**
*Open to children aged 8 to 17 years old but children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times while on store premises.
**Spaces are strictly limited, please register through Eventbrite as soon as possible to avoid disappointment and speak to your nearest store for more details.
Wednesday 1st – The first in our Beat the Boredom series is will be Freestyle Pyrography and Carving. The session will start with an overview of the craft and will include instructions on how to use the tools safely, then you get to release your creativity and have a go yourself. Your creations are yours to keep, so come along, at 10am-12 noon or 1pm-3pm, and make your mark!
Wednesday 8th – The second in our Beat the Boredom series will be Wooden Animal Puzzles. The session will start with an overview of the craft and will include instructions on how to use the tools safely, then using the scroll saw you will create your own simple, fun puzzles. Your creations are yours to take home, so come along, at 10am-12 noon or 1pm-3pm, and piece together a new hobby!
Wednesday 15th – The third in our Beat the Boredom series will be Garden Planters. The session will start with an overview of the craft and will include instructions on how to use the tools safely, then you’ll make your own simple planter for seedlings. Your creations are yours to keep, so come along, at 10am-12 noon or 1pm-3pm, and sow the seed of a new hobby!
Wednesday 22nd – The fourth in our Beat the Boredom series is on Bee Homes and Insect Houses. The session will start with an overview of the craft and will include instructions on how to use the tools safely, then using pre-cut components you’ll build your own bee and bug house. Your creations are yours to keep, so come along, at 10am-12 noon or 1pm-3pm, and create a buzz in your kids and the garden this summer!
Wednesday 29th – The fifth in our Beat the Boredom series will be how to make a phone holder. The session will start with an overview of the craft and will include instructions on how to use the tools safely, then you make your own stylish home for your smartphone. Your creations are yours to keep, so come along, at 10am-12 noon or 1pm-3pm, and have a go!
The BIG Machinery Sale is here! Great savings across Axminster machines and other leading brands. Whether you’re a craftsmen or tradesmen, we have a well built, innovative machine waiting for you. Come and have a FREE coffee on us, view all the machines on sale and have all your questions answered by one of our friendly, store experts.
Put your trust in Axminster with our FREE three year guarantee on Axminster machines plus buy now pay later with our flexible and affordable payment options. Hurry while stocks last!
Saturday 4th – Arbortech’s wide range of quality and innovative woodworking products are highly regarded by professional carvers for their performance and smooth finish. Our in-store expert, Dave, will be demonstrating the versatile range and if you have not yet tried power carving this is a great opportunity to have a go yourself. So come along anytime between 10am-4pm and discover how easily you can create unique and stunning carvings with Arbotech.
Friday 24th – Sunday 26th – Join us at the Liverpool Model Boat Convention in Haydock Park. We’ll be showcasing our extensive range of quality, value for money tools and machinery – look forward to seeing you there!
Friday 24th – Saturday 25th – A few good machines immediately increase the capacity and creative potential of your workshop. Our NEW Axminster Trade machines now have additional specifications and features that allow for even greater performance and convenience. Come along to store and take a closer look at our national Axminster Trade machine demonstrations on Friday 24th from 2pm to closing time and Saturday 25th from 10am-4pm.
Whether you want to sand, rout or sharpen we have an interactive bay set up so you can try before you buy!
If you’re looking to purchase a new machine but feel hampered by your mode of transport then ask in-store about our home delivery service (T&C apply).
Consistency for 20 over years. The staff in Warrington were friendly, welcoming and happy to let me look around until I was ready to approach them regarding my needs. That is how it felt at their original premises and I’m glad to experience the same now.
Amazing place… its Christmas in this store for me…!
If you ask a child what they want to be it’s likely their future dream will be based on something they love now – even if that does happen to be an ice cream sundae! The sports, activities or things we were naturally good at as a child will have influenced what career path we followed or what hobbies we enjoy now. For most of us, our passion for working with wood started in our childhood and we are likely to hold fond memories of that special person that introduced us to it. This summer why not share a legacy with your (grand)child, either in your workshop or in-store at one of our free children’s project days (see listings above). I for one am particularly glad my grandfather took the time to introduce me to whittling as there’s not much longevity in being an ice cream!
Watch our video to see how to make these fun flowers with Colwin Way signature skew chisels by Crown Cryo
New in store!
August is not all about inspiring the kids, we’ve got something for you too – we’ll be introducing the power and precision of our NEW Axminster Trade rated machines. Come to store and experience the quality of these new additions (see demonstration details above).
Quote of the Month
“He plants trees to benefit another generation” – Caecilius Statius