Welcome To The BUDK Blog. BUDK is the largest online retailer of knives and swords in the world, with the lowest prices to boot! We also happen to like knives, swords, axes, tomahawks, guns and more. So, we're going to write lots of interesting articles about those things, and other "BUDK-ish" subjects for you to learn about here. We hope you enjoy the Blog!

Knife Sharpeners Buyer's Guide

Date Published: 2012-10-20

To keep your knives in top condition, it is important to use a sharpener to give your blades the edge needed. There are tons of knife sharpeners on the market today, making it hard to know which one will do the best job when ... read more


Pocket Knives For Emergency Workers

Date Published: 2012-10-18

Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians have to be there and be ready when they receive a rescue call. They have to be skilled and well equipped to successfully handle emergency situations and provide vital, life-savin... read more


Replica Helmets for Collectors and Re-enactors Alike

Date Published: 2012-10-17

Armored helmets were manufactured in Japan as early as the 4th century. Designed to protect the head from damage usually during combat or a potentially dangerous environment, helmets have been used for protection for several ... read more


Paracord: It's Not Just for Jumping Out of Planes

Date Published: 2012-10-12

Parachute cord, or paracord as it has more commonly become known, is a lightweight nylon kernmantle rope woven to produce superior strength, durability, and flexibility. It is so durable and useful, in fact, that it was origi... read more


Damascus Steel Sword Buyer's Guide

Date Published: 2012-10-11

Damascus steel is a term used by many Western cultures from the Medieval time period forward to refer to a unique type of steel that was originally created in India and used for swordmaking from approximately 300 B.C. to A.D.... read more


Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

Date Published: 2012-10-10

Zombies, or undead corpses, have become a popular topic these days. Between hit television shows like The Walking Dead to newly released movies, zombies are probably something you have heard about. Now, we are not saying we t... read more


Choosing the Perfect Karambit

Date Published: 2012-10-04

The karambit or kerambit, as it is sometimes spelled, is a unique, curved hand blade that originated centuries ago in Indonesia. Originally found in Java, karambits, according to ancient folklore, were inspired by the large, ... read more


Push Daggers: Then & Now

Date Published: 2012-10-03

Push daggers are generally described as a short blade dagger with a “T”-shaped handle design. The shape of the handle makes push daggers convenient to hold between the second and third fingers with the blade pointing outward ... read more


Buyer's Guide to Katana Swords

Date Published: 2012-10-02

Ronin with a katana in hand. Katanas date as far back as the early 1400s. The Samurai class of feudal Japan wore Katana swords. But, only the noblest military men held the title of Samurai and carried the katana sword, whi... read more


Selecting the Best Shuriken or Throwing Star

Date Published: 2012-10-01

Shuriken is the word given to traditional Japanese concealed hand weapons, generally used for throwing, stabbing, or slashing with their razor-sharp blades and multiple piercing points. Modern day throwing stars, ninja stars,... read more


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