Coming to Unity on August 19 is the Maine Axe and Saw Day from 10 to 3. It’s sponsored by Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.

The event will be held at the Common Ground Education Center and is celebration of Maine’s wood harvesting heritage.  The will be workshops and an opportunity to work, hands-on, with vintage and modern hand tools.

According to centralmaine.com workshops will include hand-forging a small axe, sharping a two man cross cut saw, axe sharpening and more. You can even bring a tool or two of your own, especially one that may need a new handle or sharpening.