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The ToolPost:
Home to the Largest Selection of Woodturning Tools in the UK

The ToolPost is proud to be home to one of the largest selections of woodturning tools, equipment and accessories anywhere in the UK. Its store and training facility in Didcot, Oxfordshire boasts well over a thousand different woodturning tools sourced from around the globe, more than just about any other British retailer. You'll also find a great range available to purchase from the ToolPost website at

The ToolPost has become the UK's one-stop-shop when it comes to woodturning supplies. All of the industry's well-respected brands of woodturning tools are to be found here, including Henry Taylor, Robert Sorby, Hamlet, Kelton, Crown, Hunter and BCT, to name but a few. You won't find many generic sets of woodturning tools either, because The ToolPost is run by woodturners for woodturners and most woodturners will tell you that building your own selection of trusty, hand-picked individual tools is far superior to most of the tool sets out there.

Peter Hemsley has been proprietor of The ToolPost for 14 years, and has been an enthusiastic  woodturner for even longer, having first learned the craft at school and taken it up again more than 20 years ago. The fact that The ToolPost is run by someone passionate about woodturning and carving, and with many years experience in the industry, is significant because it means that customers of The ToolPost know that they will only be offered woodturning tools which Peter would (and usually does!) use himself. All products are tested by the man himself, and only those that make the grade get to grace the ToolPost shelves.

It also means that customers get to take advantage of Peter's vast experience and impressive knowledge on just about every woodturning tool out there, and in the unlikely instance of The ToolPost not stocking a particular product, then Peter and the ToolPost team will do their very best to track it down.

Take a look at the huge range of woodcarving and woodturning tools and other accessories available online at, but better yet, drop by the upcoming Spring Open House on 25th and 26th May in The ToolPost store in Oxfordshire and meet the man himself! Full details are available on the website.

Editor's Note: The ToolPost ( is represented by the search engine advertising and digital marketing specialists Jumping Spider Media. Please direct all press queries to Louise Byrne. Email: or call: +44 (0)20 3070 1959 / +34 952 783 637.

1997-2010 P. Hemsley.  The information on this website is the copyright property of Peter Hemsley.  Coeur du Bois and The ToolPost are trading styles of Peter Hemsley.  Whilst reasonable efforts are made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, no liability can be accepted for errors in this information nor for contingencies arising therefrom.  If you are inexperienced in any aspect of woodworking, we would strongly counsel that you take a course of formal instruction before commencing to practice