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!

Got To Get A Gerber!

Date Published: 2021-11-24

By Adelia Ladson Why Do I Need A Gerber? Alright, folks, speaking from experience, there’s nothing like a Gerber multi-tool. It’s dead useful and I’ve owned one for years. And by the way, when you own a Gerber, you’re gett... read more

Pepper Spray Is Legal Self-Defense

Date Published: 2021-11-17

By Adelia Ladson What Exactly Is Pepper Spray? Pepper Spray was developed in the 80’s for law enforcement applications. It’s now available in the private sector for personal defense. Pepper spray’s active ingredients is ca... read more

Tactical Knives Are A Tactical Necessity

Date Published: 2021-11-10

By Adelia Ladson What Is A Tactical Knife? Whether you’re in the military on a covert operation or on a family camping trip, you need a knife that you can count on to perform in all conditions. Built to stand-up to the har... read more

Start With A Butterfly Trainer

Date Published: 2021-11-03

By Adelia Ladson What’s A Butterfly Knife? For those of you who don’t know what a butterfly knife is, it’s a pocket knife that, when closed, the blade is concealed between the handles. The design of the butterfly knife all... read more

Top Five Wilderness Survival Knives

Date Published: 2021-10-27

By Adelia Ladson A wilderness survival knife is the most important piece of gear in any outdoorsman’s backpack, hunting gear or fishing tackle. It is also essential for every survival kit and bugout bag. The best ones have... read more

You Need To Train With A Bokken

Date Published: 2021-10-20

By Adelia Ladson Before You Pick-Up That Katana So, you bought that beautiful katana, and it is magnificent. It has the traditional cord-wrapped and rayskin handle (tsuka) and a guard (tsuba) that is intricately designed. ... read more

What’s The Best Machete For Clearing Brush?

Date Published: 2021-10-13

By Adelia Ladson A Brief History Of The Machete Today’s machetes have their beginnings in ancient Greece’s kopis, the falchion of the Medieval Age, the Germanic seax and the dao of Chinese tradition. The broad-bladed, heav... read more

Medieval Weapons For your Castle

Date Published: 2021-10-06

By Adelia Ladson What’s Considered A Medieval Weapon? Actually, the scope of Medieval weapon is pretty wide. They can be as varied as the areas they came from and the period of the Middle Ages they were forged in. What peo... read more

The Best Karambit Knives of 2021

Date Published: 2021-09-29

By Adelia Ladson What Is A Karambit Knife? The karambit comes from Southeast Asia, where legend holds that it was inspired by the claws of big cats. It was used as a farming tool in the region by the peasant class but, eve... read more

Is D2 Tool Steel Good For Knife Blades?

Date Published: 2021-09-22

By Adelia Ladson Many Knife Blade Choices There are so many choices of steels when it comes to blades. Each, with its own advantages and disadvantages. No steel is absolutely perfect and all blades rust if not maintained. ... read more

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