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!

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

M48 Apocalypse Tomahawk Review

Date Published: 2012-09-10

Tomahawk spike buried into unsuspecting table Tomahawk spike buried into unsuspecting table The M48 Apocalypse tactical tomahawk is one wicked blade! Based on the original M48 Kommando hawkaxe from United Cutlery, the A... read more

M48 Kommando Survival Kit Review

Date Published: 2012-09-09

Hikers, hunters and campers alike should all be prepared when venturing into the wilderness. You could spend a ton of money compiling a huge list of all the things you might need, or you could just buy one of United Cutlery’s... read more

Smith & Wesson Black Ops III Knife Review

Date Published: 2012-09-07

Smith & Wesson is one of the industry leaders in new and innovative pocket knife designs. They also have an extensive line of assisted-open knives. Their M.A.G.I.C. assisted-open mechanism is one of the fastest on the mar... read more

Knife Anatomy

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The Anatomy Of A Knife – Labeling The Parts Of A Knife Point – The tip of the knife. It should be small, sharp and relatively thin. It is used for making incisions and cutting delicate items. Edge- This is the b... read more

How to Assemble A Cobra Pistol Crossbow

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Assembly of A Cobra Pistol Crossbow 1. Insert bow into stock to the white line. Take care that the pressure pad is between the bow and bow retainer screw. DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN. 2. Feed the string to loop on left of bow. ... read more

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