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

Winter is coming….Get your holiday orders in soon!

The ramp up to Christmas is always a busy time for us. And we can never make enough swords to meet demand. Nearly every year we are forced to cut off orders some time around Thanksgiving, so if you want to give or get a ZT blade for Christmas, start thinking about getting that order…

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Upcoming Blade Retirement: The Sin Bad

  Time to make room for new designs coming this fall and send a blade design to Valhalla. The Sin Bad, our Persian style hacker, will be retired at the end of August. Get yours on the production schedule now!

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ZT Heading to Atlanta for Bladeshow 2016

  The booth is designed, the blades are made, and everything has been packed and shipped. ZT is ready for another southern invasion for Bladeshow 2016. Come hang out in the Thrive Lounge and have a beer with us at Booth 219. We’ll have all our current blade designs on sale and we’ll be showing…

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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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Missoula, Montana 59801