The WESN Samla 🔪 A Friction Folding Pocket Knife

A project in Detroit, MI by Billy Chester

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A compact, lightweight pocket knife designed for your next adventure.
Backers: 1216
Average Pledge Per Backer: $122

Funded: $147,928 of $25,000
Dates: Apr 27th -> May 27th (30 days)
Project By: Billy Chester
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Latest News

Update # 5 - New Blade Upgrade Option: Damasteel®

May 25th - via:
Hey WESN crew! We’re now making available the most aesthetically pleasing blade steel as an upgrade option. Let’s talk about Damasteel. If you’ve been collecting knives for a while now, surely you’ve come across the alluring Damascus steel.... (Read More)

WESN x Momotaro Denim Pocket Knife Release Info

May 25th - via:
Built to age with style, the limited-edition pocket knife takes on the Samla’s design, utilizing a friction folding design to keep its Sandvik 14C28N blade open or concealed. It carries an extremely thin profile, with one side of the handle constructed out of titanium while the other comes in the form of Micarta made from 12oz Momotaro denim coupled with a pink G10 liner. (Read More)

WESN X Momotaro Update #3

May 19th - via:
The WESN Samla X Momotaro Jeans  After only a few hours of funding, we started brainstorming with our friends in heritage denim brand Momotaro once again to see where we could take our latest knife. Merging classic WESN quality and minimalism with... (Read More)

Introducing The Samla - Titanium Blackout!

May 17th - via:
Hey WESN Crew!  We’re now entering into our 22nd day of The Samla campaign and we remain overwhelmed by how many people are talking about this! A massive thank you for all of your support and for backing The Samla! The time has now come to... (Read More)

Update #2 and first stretch goal unlocked (Early!)

May 8th - via:
Hey WESN Crew! It’s been 10 days since the launch and things have gone exceedingly better than expected!! In our last update we made two statements that we wanna discuss: -Add-ons Prior to launching this campaign we meant to make our “Add-on”... (Read More)

Fully Funded in 1 Hour!

April 28th - via:
Hey WESN Crew!  The Samla Launch was a total success! We’re wildly happy! We couldn’t have done this without you! Yesterday collectively, you funded the latest WESN knife, The Samla in only 1 hour. Here are a few things we wanted to bring to... (Read More)

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