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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!

Kerambit or Karambit?

Date Published: 2022-06-27

By Adelia Ladson When you’re looking for that knife that has a curved blade and an open ring pommel, do you search online for “karambit” or “kerambit”? Which one is the right name? Is one of them a misspelling? Nope. They’... read more

A Steel Baton For Self-Defense

Date Published: 2022-06-20

By Adelia Ladson Batons Simply put, a baton is a striking weapon, which is one of the earliest types of weapon in history. Batons are carried by law enforcement officers worldwide and most have a collapsible design. But th... read more

What’s A Claymore Sword?

Date Published: 2022-06-13

By Adelia Ladson A Little Bit Of Claymore Sword History Used in the late Medieval period, the Claymore Sword was used, in the Scottish Highlands, to fight each other and the English. It is a type of broadsword, and its nam... read more

Neck Knives Put Blades In Easy Reach

Date Published: 2022-06-06

By Adelia Ladson What’s A Neck Knife? A neck knife is not only a discreet self-defense weapon but also puts a tool within easy reach for simple cutting tasks. These mini fixed blades come in a variety of sizes with a varie... read more

What Do You Get When You Cross A Butterfly Knife And A Comb?

Date Published: 2022-05-30

By Adelia Ladson Here, at BudK, we love to push the envelope on the uniqueness of products that we carry. We’re always on the look-out for something new to offer our customers. To that end, we took another look at knife co... read more

Knives That Have Finger-Rings In Their Blades

Date Published: 2022-05-23

By Adelia Ladson What Is A Finger-Ring’s Purpose? Throughout the years, finger-rings have been integrated into fixed blade knife handles. From the ringed pommel of the karambit to the rings along the handle of the trench k... read more

What’s A Skinning Knife?

Date Published: 2022-05-16

By Adelia Ladson Basically, a skinning knife is just what its name says. It’s a knife designed to separate an animal’s skin from its flesh. It is razor-sharp and strong so that it will easily cut through the tough hide of ... read more

What’s A Seax?

Date Published: 2022-05-09

By Adelia Ladson Seax Beginnings The name of this type of knife literally translates to “knife” in Old English. The Saxons actually drew their name, as a people, from this knife. It was used by Germanic peoples following t... read more

Did Vikings Carry Swords?

Date Published: 2022-05-02

By Adelia Ladson Who Were The Vikings? Made legendary in songs, books, films and television series, the Vikings were a fierce seafaring people. They came from the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Denmark and Sweden to att... read more

Ten Tactical Gear Must-Haves

Date Published: 2022-04-25

By Adelia Ladson Having the best tactical gear possible is crucial to the success of any mission or op. It has to perform without fail every time you go out and last through the duration. I have put together a list of the ... read more

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