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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Your blades are better than the web and vids show. Really satisfied so far. Our Kung Fu school like most practice several varieties of weapons. I specialize in the knife, sabre, staff, and Qua Dao (shorter heavier Naginata). I am also a collector, my collection of hundreds of blades, range in styles and quality all focused on functionality. The ZT blades are in a category of their own. By far the most well rounded design, and are now my favorites of all my collection. Thank you for both excellent customer service and quality. I will share my discovery with everyone. J.A., Rancho Cordoba, CA
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Missoula, Montana 59801