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Axminster Skill Centre - Axminster

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Nothing is too much trouble!

Spent a great week at Axminster Skill Centre. Not only is the layout of the workshops great but... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Chris C
A start a middle and an end

Over the last few years I’ve attended a handful of courses at Axminster with both Colwin and Jason... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Paul D
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Axminster Skill Centre is a hub of learning and practical creativity, offering a range of woodworking, woodturning, carving and engineering courses. Our tutors are experienced and well versed in their respective crafts; many of them are professional...more
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Unit 10 Weycroft Avenue Millwey Rise Industrial Estate | Unit 10, Axminster EX13 5PH, England
+44 800 975 1905
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent a great week at Axminster Skill Centre. Not only is the layout of the workshops great but also the quality and range of tools available is first class. What really takes the courses here up to 5* is the attitude and skill of the...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Over the last few years I’ve attended a handful of courses at Axminster with both Colwin and Jason. The reason I return is that there is always a start middle and an end, there is always an end result. I always come away with new...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Brilliant day, I was a total novice, we were taught how to turn 3 pens from prep to polishing, see photo of finished items. Ben Beddows was an excellent tutor, pacing the session to the groups needs. The lunch and cakes that were provided were...More

Thank Jayne B
Reviewed 28 March 2018

I found this course really excellent. A range of techniques were very clearly explained, and we were able to put theory into practice straight away, making a very well designed practice piece on a dedicated lathe. The tutor, Bob Rolph, is absolutely excellent - clear,...More

Thank RadleyWrights
Reviewed 4 February 2018

While I’ve been a woodworker for many years, my experience of spindle moulding is limited. Conscious of the fact that these (very capable) machines ‘take no prisoners’, I was pleased to learn that Axminster Tools offered a one-day spindle moulder familiarisation course. Firstly my thanks...More

Thank graham6542018
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I attended a one day course in pyrography and really enjoyed it. Ben Beddows took us through each step carefully ensuring that all our questions were answered and each student could move onto the next step. An excellent instructor who not only knew his subject...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I have done two engineering courses now through Axminster Skill Centre and both have exceeded my expectations. The tutors are all experienced and seasoned professionals who have many years of hands on practical skills and are happy to share their experiences to guide the learners...More

Thank Kdsworld
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The Axminster Skill Centre is part of the Axminster Tool Centre,a family owned tool company founded in 1972. They offer a variety of courses for all levels of ability. I attended the one day Taster Course. The course consists of four 90 minute sessions. The...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Outstanding course with expert tutors, first rate tuition, professional equipment and loads of hands on experience. Very good value and includes lunch and all refreshments. You also get to take away your work at the end of the week. And there's a 5% discount on...More

Thank Tim-Susi
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The course was exactly what I wanted. Two days - highly enjoyable, instructional and expertly run. A lot of preparation had gone into the course and all topics were covered without rushing or going too slowly. The group size, 5, was ideal. And the tutor,...More

Thank R N
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