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!

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


The Best Benchmade EDC’s

Date Published: 2021-09-15

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


Basic Butterfly Knife Tricks To Master

Date Published: 2021-09-08

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


What Can I Do With A Machete?

Date Published: 2021-08-25

By Adelia Ladson Where Did The Machete Come From? Acting as both a knife and an axe, the machete is one of the most versatile fixed blades that you can have in your possession. They come in a variety of styles from surviva... read more


Top 12 Knives of 2021

Date Published: 2021-08-20

By Adelia Ladson Looking For A Knife? Have you noticed that something’s missing in your life this year? I know what it is. You need to buy yourself a brand, new razor-sharp knife! Maybe, a pocket knife that you can use as ... read more


Are You Ready For A Switchblade?

Date Published: 2021-08-11

By Adelia Ladson Why Do I Need A Switchblade As a knife collector your collection will never be complete unless you have a switch blade. Ever since soldiers brought home Italian stilettos after W.W.II, switchblades have co... read more


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