About Our Blades

Ready for Business

Our blades are burly, sharp and durable. They are made for use, not for show.

Born in the USA

We make everything in our shop in Missoula, Montana with all US-sourced materials. Steel, aluminum, Kydex, even the grommets on our sheaths, are American-made.

Made as Ordered

We usually have a backlog of orders with wait-time ranging from 4-8 weeks.

Worldwide Delivery

Yes, we ship internationally. We have a ton of customers in Australia, Canada, and all over Europe.

Latest News


Don’t know about the rest of the world, but it sure is spring in Montana. Which means its time to release some new blade designs. And here they are, the latest steel spawn of the ZT beast. From top to bottom: The Scyllis, a curvaceous fighting knife in a Persian style. 15 inches total length,…

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Blade Retirement Warning: The Tainto

With the new year just around the corner, it’s time to make some room in the lineup for our 2015 releases. We will be retiring the Tainto on January 1st to make room for another small fighting knife (small for us!) that we’ll release in late winter. If you want a classic Japanese tanto knife…

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Winter is coming….and so is our holiday delivery deadline. (Updated Nov 18)

Alas, as of November 18, we’ve received as many blade orders as we can possibly fulfill in time for Christmas delivery. You can still place orders for blades, but they will be delivered in January. We can ship all our tshirts and other blade merch until about December 15, and there’s still the option of…

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You guys rule. I got my katana on Wednesday and it exceeded my expectations by a lot. The thing that I absolutely love about it is that I know it can actually cut some serious stuff in half with it. I have always wanted a true cutting katana but didn't want to drop 3-12k on a showpiece I would never actually cut something with. I can assure you, the ZT sword will get some use. K.R., Denver, CO
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