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!

Seven Surefire Self-Defense Weapons

Date Published: 2022-01-24

By Adelia Ladson Why Do I Need A Self-Defense Weapon? The violent crime rate continues to rise and, with no end in sight, the chances of being a victim of a violent crime is higher then ever in today’s world. So what do yo... read more

The Truth About Switchblades

Date Published: 2022-01-19

By Adelia Ladson What Is A Switchblade? A switchblade, also known as an automatic knife, is deployed with a push button or slide button that releases the blade at warp speed. The blade’s normal position is open, so, it is ... read more

What Is A Wakizashi?

Date Published: 2022-01-12

By Adelia Ladson Starting With The Samurai The Samurai were an aristocratic warrior class that rose in Feudal Japan from the ongoing wars over land among the clans. The Samurai originated from regional clans of ancient war... read more

Types Of Short Swords

Date Published: 2022-01-05

By Adelia Ladson The earliest swords that have ever been discovered were found in Turkey, dating all the way back to 3,300 BCE. The arsenic-copper alloy weapons are short swords and, since the Bronze Age, short swords have... read more

Walking Canes For Style And Self-Defense

Date Published: 2021-12-29

By Adelia Ladson An accessory that’s never gone out of style, the walking cane isn’t just for your grandfather! Over their hundreds of years of existence, they have changed and evolved. There are a limitless number of desi... read more

Put A Benchmade In Your Pocket

Date Published: 2021-12-22

By Adelia Ladson A Little Bit About Benchmade Over the past 30 years, Benchmade has grown from a small machine shop in Southern California to a world-class knife manufacturer in the production knife capital of the Pacific ... read more

The Top Ten Functional Daggers

Date Published: 2021-12-15

By Adelia Ladson A Little Dagger History Daggers are one of the oldest weapons of man. Having evolved from simple weapons to becoming intricate and thoughtfully designed tools. Daggers, in one form or another, are weapons ... read more

What Kind of Sword Did A Samurai Carry?

Date Published: 2021-12-08

By Adelia Ladson Swords have slashed and thrust their way through centuries, shaping history through battles and single combat. Developing from the dagger during the Bronze Age, they have continued to change and evolve int... read more

Why Do I Need A Multi-Tool?

Date Published: 2021-12-01

By Adelia Ladson What Is A Multi-Tool? When you carry a Multi-Tool, it’s like having an entire toolbox in your pocket in one, compact package. The forbear of today’s multi-tools is the Swiss Army Knife, which is still goin... read more

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

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