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

Christmas Order Deadline Approaches!

As of November 12, we are fast approaching the point at which we can no longer make blades for Christmas delivery. So get those orders in within the next few days if you want some steely joy in Whoville. As an alternative to steel under the tree, you can opt for some very valuable paper…

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Reaper 2014 is retiring

People do fear the Reaper, so it seems. With that in mind, we’d like to announce the retirement of the Reaper 2014(shown here in satin finish). The Reaper 2014 will be available through the end of May.

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Knives Illustrated Features Our New Apokatana

“All around perfection.” Damn. That’s how Knives Illustrated summarized their 7-page love letter to our new Apokatana in the December 2017 issue. The writer loved the weight and balance on the blade, and he had nothing but good things to say about the fit and finish. The reception from our customers to both the new…

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Awe shucks, guess what arrived on my doorstep via a brown clothed giver of magical boxes fairy? Nothin’ but the third installment from the demented minds at ZT! I got me a BUSHLICKER - and y’all can suck it!!! One could go on and on about the EDC design of this runt, or how it begs like dog at the thanksgiving table to be held, or how die besten deutschen stahl holds an edge, or the fine craftsmanship of the leather holster this runt sleeps in, or the perfect balance point, but naw, that’s too easy. I’m gonna tell ya that if you weren’t one of the lucky few that got this quenched in virgin blood, forged by the bones of Vikings, honed on slabs of bacon, cursed at by god herself, little bastard of a tool – then you’re not worthy…not even remotely (why are you still reading this? I hear the Swiss make something that will trim your little boy nails.) Meantime, the bushlicker and I have some man work to do on the ranch. T-Wrecks, Fort Collins, CO
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