Ax Men was part of that blue-collar reality show gold rush that networks began participating in when shows like Ice Road Truckers and Deadliest Catch became hits. While some of these shows are best forgotten, History Channel’s Ax Men is one of the most memorable examples of this television trend.

The series followed several logging companies in forests and swamps. While that might not sound like the most exciting premise on paper, it soon became clear that actually performing this job requires the contributions of quite a few talented people with colorful personalities.

For as open as the crew members could often be about their lives, the jobs, ...

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