Skip to main content Skip to footer

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!

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

The Rambo Machete

Date Published: 2012-09-24

Another exceptional example of craftsmanship from master knife maker Gil Hibben, this Hibben IV machete was designed for Sylvester Stallone’s Rambo character to be used in the hit motion picture, and was also featured on the ... read more

M48 Kommando Tanto Knife & Survival Bracelet Combo Review

Date Published: 2012-09-24

The latest offering from United®Cutlery’s M48®Extreme Survival Series is this M48®Kommando™Tanto Assault knife. This high-impact resistance, heavy-duty combat knife is designed to withstand extreme conditions. The 7” fighter ... read more

United Cutlery Tailwind Assisted-Opening Stiletto Review

Date Published: 2012-09-13

Assisted-opening mechanisms have been extremely popular in pocket knives in recent years. Because of the legality involved in carrying a switchblade knife, many knife companies have opted for creating assisted-opening version... read more

251 - 260 of 266