Tighe Custom Knives

Brian Tighe produces one-of-a-kind, functional and visually appealing knives of the highest calibre. His blades are the product of 25+ years of experience and extensive training in the Tool and Die trade along with a solid foundation in metallurgy, design, construction and heat treating.


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Tighe Breaker Integrals

Carbon Fiber Integral Frames/San Mia Carbon Fiber and RWL 34 Satin Finished Blades/Zirconium Clips/Pivot Collars.

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Tighe Fighter

Button Lock Flipper / STBS Bearing System / 4 inch .200 Thick Damasteel Blade Stock / Compound Ground Tanto and Drop Point Blades / Brass Infused Carbon Fiber inlays in Titanium Scales.


“You’d need a calculator to count the number of custom knife-makers who have jumped into the tactical fray over the past five years. You can tally the cream of the crop on two hands, being sure to earmark one of those digits for knifemaker Brian Tighe. In a matter of just a couple of years Tighe (pronounced “Tie”) has risen from the rank and file of edged weapons artisans to the rarefied air of the top 10 elite.”

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Tighe Breaker Fixed Blades

RWL 34 Acid Washed 4 inch Tanto Blades / Para Cord Wraped and G10 Fluted Handles.

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Tighe Fighter

Button Lock Flipper / STBS Bearing System / .200 Thick Damasteel Blade Stock / Compound Ground Tanto / Carbon Fiber Scales with Timascus Inlays and Clip.

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Tighe Breaker Integrals

Black Timmascus Integral Frames / Damasteel Blades / Clips & Pivot Collars


Core Damasteel

Damasteel® makes steel with the knowledge of the ancient tradition of pattern welding combined with the best steel properties of today. DAMASTEEL® is the best performing stainless Damascus patterned steel in the world using the latest gas-atomized PM technology with very high cleanliness.

Brian Tighe Will Be There. Will YOU?

Come see all the latest and greatest Brian Tighe custom knives at the Tenth Annual Gathering of the usual suspect Network. It's not a knife show. It's not an industry trade show. It's not a 9 to 5 stroll through a bunch of crowded aisles filled with tables and people that you don't know. It's a huge family reunion with family members who you've personally chosen to call your own. There will be no strangers at The Gathering. Just hundreds of your closest friends and chosen family.

Blade Show 2018

Blade Show 2018 is in the books! Great show and Thanks to everyone for making it the best show ever! The 2018 Show was the largest BLADE Show to date, With 900+ exhibitors and over 10,000 attendees

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