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. Our current wait time is 4 - 6 weeks from time of order.

Worldwide Delivery

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

Latest News

NEW VIDEO: Max Cuts 36 Beer Cans

Max broke his beer can cutting record with an Apokatana at our Solstice party last week. He started out trying to cut 48 to double his record, but after several failed attempts (some of which were really close), he backed off to 36 and nailed it. We have every confidence that he can eventually get…

Read more

ZT Blades to Appear in Guillermo Del Toro’s The Strain

Just got official word: our blades will be appearing on the upcoming FX TV series, The Strain, directed by Guillermo Del Toro. The series will premiere on July 13 and our blades will show up around episode #5. Two mirror-polished versions of our T’ai Fighter will be in the hands of two main characters, and…

Read more

ZT Solstice Party, June 21

Saturday June 21st, the Summer Solstice, when the sun is at the height of its power (in the northern hemisphere), ZT proposes to party. Come celebrate thermonuclear fusion at the ZT shop with a shop tour, cutting demos, music, BBQ and beer from 3pm and on. We’ll have some new blade prototype on show and…

Read more
See All News


I just received my ZT Bone Machete, and I just wanted to feedback my appreciation for the quality and attention to detail that you put into my steel. I'm sure that you're no stranger to glowing reviews, so chock up another one. It has exceeded all of my expectations, and I can't wait to get out in the woods with it. Your tools are proof positive that you can have high quality and great looks all in one package. I'm finding myself lucky that it cost only what it did. ;) J.C., Oakdale, PA
Read More Quotes
1909 Wyoming #8-9
Missoula, Montana 59801