Please drop us a line via our contact form or call 218-328-5728. Be aware that we have a very small staff, but we’ll do our best to respond to emails or return calls as soon as possible.


Due to our current back-log we are not taking custom orders at this time. The only products that are available are already complete and ready to ship. Once all custom items currently on order have been filled we will again be open for some limited custom orders.

If you currently have an item on order:

Please understand we are doing our utmost to complete all orders and you *will* receive them. Forged in Time is a very small company run by bladesmith Ben Rial and his apprentice Mike Sheppard. Every item is custom made (per order) in their workshop in Deer River, Mn. If you have attempted to contact us about the status of an order please understand that due to our very small staff, (and the incredible amount of email we get, that it make take several days to receive a response.

In short, we were literally overwhelmed with the response Forged in Time has received from buyers and collectors worldwide. This is why we have decided to stop taking orders for a period in order to finish all items currently on order and restructure things to make sure the wait times are kept to a minimum in the future.

We would like to thank everyone for their support and patience and assure customers that their custom orders will be filled as soon as possible.

Contact Info:

Ben Rial (
Mike Sheppard (

Again, please do not send email inquiring about new custom projects at this time. We will not be taking any. If you already have an item on order and have any questions please understand that it may take several days for a response.