We share your passion

Axminster Tools has been passionate about woodworking for over 50 years, you can trust that our online courses are expert-led with in-depth teaching and many handy tips to help you achieve the best you can from your woodwork. 

The courses are easy to access and easy to follow with online bitesize videos presented by world-renowned experts to help you advance your woodworking skills further. Plus, you’ll have access to a private community forum for your course; use it to ask our expert tutors questions, share your knowledge with your fellow students or show your new creations! 

Nurture your creativity and build your skills with the guidance of professionals through Axminster Tools courses. 

Looking for something to make? Browse our downloadable woodworking project plans and feel inspired. Suitable for varying skill levels, our detailed plans feature cutting lists, detailed drawings and a list of all you need to kick start your next woodworking project. 

Meet The Tutors

Colwin Way
Colwin Way RPT

Colwin Way's woodturning career spans almost 40 years with many of those spent as a woodturning tutor with Axminster Tools. His interest in woodturning started at school and he has been turning ever since, with woodturning taking Colwin to 10 different countries and 26 US states, demonstrating his skills. He joined the Register of Professional Turners in 1998 and he is a regular contributor and guest editor of Woodturning Magazine. 

Jason Breach
Jason Breach RPT

Jason Breach has nearly 40 years experience as a woodturner. Introduced to the lathe at the age of 12, he soon discovered box turning, which later became one of his signature pieces, earning him critical acclaim the world over. Jason continues to travel the world demonstrating and tutoring woodturning to students of all abilities. Jason is a proud member of the Register of Professional Turners.

Gift a Course!

Gift a Course!

For the person that has everything; gift them a course and inspire their woodworking journey! 

Gifting a course couldn’t be easier, simply tick the box ‘send as a gift’ on the checkout page, along with the recipient’s details. Learn more with our FAQ’s.