Artisan Shift Knobs Store - Shift Knobs
Custom Wood Shift Knobs


  • Artisan-made in VERY small batches. Want a unique shift knob? Look no further.
  • M10x1.25 threaded. Fits all Miatas ever made - NA, NB, NC, and ND. 1989-2017.
  • Wood pieces are produced by Rich of Long Dog Wood Studio.
  • Inserts produced by me, Adam at revlimiter.
  • Insert is the same as the badges - composed of vinyl and solar-cell quality polyurethane epoxy.
  • Shipping calculated at checkout. US customers receive Priority Mail. International orders will be sent via EMS or Priority International.

    Shift Knobs: $75+ each
    NA/NB/NC Brake Grips: $49+ each

    (depending on wood prices)

    Please check out the page below and then order via the web form. That will put us in email contact and I can send you a pic of what knobs and grips are in stock in your choice of wood. Each knob is a little different and this seems like the best way to take orders.

    Go to the Custom Order Form

    Shapes and Woods Store - Shift Knob Shapes
    Shift knobs are available in two shapes - Teardrop and 911. The Teardrop is inspired by a Japanese shift knob shape (it shifts fast and brings joy). The 911 shape is inspired by the knobs used in the cars of a Porsche builder who sings. Car enthusiasts will likely understand.

    All knobs feature an M10x1.25 threading. That means they fit on more than just Miatas. I've got one on my Mazda3 family car as well. It's fantastic. Store - Shift knobs
    Each knob is a bit different. Whether it's the color of wood, the final shape, or the addition of stripes and a collar, each one is a bit unique. Because of this, each knob requires an email order. It's the best way to unite a shifter and an owner instead of trying to keep an impersonal order form updated. Store - Shift knobs
    The March 2017 batch includes these four types of wood - Argentine Lignum Vitae, Purple Heart, Osage Orange, and genuine Lignum Vitae aka Guayacan. The Guayacan knobs can only be shipped and sold in the US due to CITES regulations. Store - Shift knobs
    Each wood has a different density. Lignum Vitae is so dense that it does not float! A denser wood will result in a heavier shift knob. Note that all are heavier than the OEM wood shifter option.

    How It Fits Store - shift
    Both the Teardrop and 911 are three inches tall (76mm). They're designed to allow all four fingers to hold the shifter if you so desire. Store - shift
    The Teardrop model allows for either thumbs up shifting or palm down shifting. It fits your hand like a dream. Store - shift
    The rounded 911 model is meant for palm down shifting. However, you can also get your thumb on top if you want.

    Inserts Store - shift inserts
    Each knob ships with the domed vinyl insert of your choice. For a few bucks more, I can make a custom one to your specs. The ones pictured are the standard models that are always in stock. Store - shift
    Each insert has its own little name to make life easier. Please mention the insert name and color you want when ordering.

    Gallery of Installed Shifters Store - shift
    Sharka's custom Argentine Lignum Vitae shift knob and brake grip. Store - shift
    The green/brown wood wouldn't work well with the white/blue Elanore design, so I made a custom black and chrome insert. Store - shift
    I think they call it "Nostalgic Motoring" or something. I just know it's what I like. Store - shift
    The Stormtrooper's Guayacan shift knob and brake grip. It matches the basketball interior very nicely. Store - shift
    Pretty posh interior for a Stormtrooper, eh?

    About the Ordering Process

    These shift knobs are not produced by me. Stock may or may not be very high. It's all an experiment to try to get some of these beauties in the hands of more enthusiasts. Please bear with me.

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