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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!

Train Like A Ninja

Date Published: 2023-05-22

By Desiree Weeks What Is An Entrenching Tool Ninjas have long been popular in folktales, films, and comics and, much like ninjas themselves, their history is also a bit shrouded in mystery. The name “ninja” translates to “... read more

Anatomy of a Fixed Blade

Date Published: 2023-05-15

By Desiree Weeks When it comes to tools, one of the oldest, tried and true pieces is the fixed blade knife. As one of the earliest tools, it’s believed that knives date back 2.5 million years when they were made of wood, b... read more

Becoming a Butterfly Knife Master

Date Published: 2023-05-08

By Desiree Weeks Butterfly knives, also known as balisongs or fan knives, are some of the most easily identifiable knives on the market. Their distinct appearance set it apart with the blade being held between its two hand... read more

Get Ready to Hunt with a New Crossbow

Date Published: 2023-05-01

By Desiree Weeks When it comes to hunting, some people are dedicated to guns and some prefer to throw it back to a simpler time by using bows. Each has their own merits and combining the two is a great way to have the best... read more

Staying Safe with Night Watchman

Date Published: 2023-04-24

By Desiree Weeks The Night Watchman brand is known for quality personal protection and defense pieces to help keep you and your loved ones safe. Whether at home, at work, or on the go, Night Watchman has a perfectly crafte... read more

Knife Sets

Date Published: 2023-04-17

By Desiree Weeks Knives are one of the oldest tools known to humanity, appearing at least 2.5 million years ago, with earlier pieces being made from wood, bone, and stone. Since that time, we’ve seen how they’ve evolved in... read more

The Anatomy of a Pocket Knife

Date Published: 2023-04-10

By Desiree Weeks A pocket knife is, at its simplest, a knife that can be folded and carried in a pocket, bag, or wherever. While it may have a basic definition, there’s so much more to pocket knives than that. There’s diff... read more

Sword Types Throughout History

Date Published: 2023-04-03

By Desiree Weeks Swords have been a tried-and-true weapon of choice for centuries. Their origin can be traced back to the Bronze Age of 3300 BC. They evolved from knives and daggers when construction of longer blades becam... read more

Are Switchblades Illegal?

Date Published: 2023-03-27

By Desiree Weeks What is a switchblade? An automatic knife, better known as a switchblade, is a knife that can release its blade automatically through the use of a button, lever, or switch. Almost all switchblades have a b... read more

What is a Tachi?

Date Published: 2023-03-20

By Desiree Weeks Japan has a rich tradition of crafting beautiful swords that spans centuries and many collectors covet the swords worn by the samurai class. One type of sword worn by the samurai class of feudal Japan is ... read more

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