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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!

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

Date Published: 2012-10-10

Zombies, or undead corpses, have become a popular topic these days. Between hit television shows like The Walking Dead to newly released movies, zombies are probably something you have heard about. Now, we are not saying we t... read more


Choosing the Perfect Karambit

Date Published: 2012-10-04

The karambit or kerambit, as it is sometimes spelled, is a unique, curved hand blade that originated centuries ago in Indonesia. Originally found in Java, karambits, according to ancient folklore, were inspired by the large, ... read more


Push Daggers: Then & Now

Date Published: 2012-10-03

Push daggers are generally described as a short blade dagger with a “T”-shaped handle design. The shape of the handle makes push daggers convenient to hold between the second and third fingers with the blade pointing outward ... read more


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


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