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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!

Hot New Products to Make You Feel Cool

Date Published: 2015-07-23

By Adelia Ladson Folks, let’s face it. It’s hot! And all you want is a nice, cool drink of water to make you feel better. Now, if you’re out and about, in this heat, it’s doubly important that you have that sip of water wh... read more

The Evolution of the Straight Razor

Date Published: 2015-06-24

By Adelia Ladson The Straight Razor has come a long way from its humble beginnings in ancient times as just a piece of sharpened flint or seashell to the Shavette, a straight razor/disposable razor hybrid. For centuries, in... read more

What is a Butterfly Knife?

Date Published: 2015-06-24

By Adelia Ladson A Little Bit Of Butterfly Knife History There is a heated debate over whether the butterfly knife was an ancient design that originated in the Philippines or whether it was actually brought to the Philippi... read more

History of Brass Knuckles

Date Published: 2015-06-22

By Adelia Ladson Brass Knuckles, a.k.a. paperweights, in some form or other, have been around for centuries possibly getting their start in the gladiator arenas. Used for hand-to-hand combat, to basically increase the power... read more

The Best New Spy Gear of 2015

Date Published: 2015-06-22

By Adelia Ladson It’s Bond. James Bond. Get your James Bond groove on this year with some of our Best New Spy Gear of 2015! These items are not only really fun to use but you can count on them to totally get the job done. ... read more

Pocket Knives are an American Tradition

Date Published: 2015-06-10

By Adelia Ladson A Rite of Passage I think the folding pocket knife is one of the most undervalued knives. I think we sorta take them for granted because they are just a part of our life. I think it’s almost a rite of pass... read more

Hey! Look What I Found!

Date Published: 2015-06-09

By Adelia Ladson When I’m taking my break away from my desk and computer, I like to go down into our warehouse and walk through the aisles. I really never know what I’m going to find on our shelves and I never cease to be ... read more

How to Sharpen a Karambit

Date Published: 2015-06-09

By Adelia Ladson Okay, so, you got your brand new karambit (If you don’t have one already, you need to seriously check out our website. They’re extremely handy knives.) and you’ve been using it and using it and using it... read more

How Do You Know if You're a Syfy Geek?

Date Published: 2015-06-05

By Adelia Ladson First of all, if you spell it “Syfy,” like above, then you are definitely one. And since, “it takes one to know one,” I can give you some pretty good guidelines to go by. Borrowing from Jeff Foxworthy, “You... read more

What the Heck is a Karambit?

Date Published: 2015-06-02

By Adelia Ladson Okay, maybe some of you know what a karambit is but I didn’t at first. It was not something that had come across my path until I started blogging for BudK. So, for those of you who haven’t had a chance to ... read more

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