Nicholas Sario's Profile
My name is Nick Sario, and I created The Flotsam Furniture Works out of a thoughtfully cultivated fusion of single-minded obsession and wild desperation.
At the time this all began, home was a drafty Chicago apartment furnished almost entirely by hand-me-downs from my roommate’s grandmother. We were grateful to have any furnishings at all, but it was a bit odd living in an apartment that appeared to have been decorated by an eighty year old woman circa 1975. Neither of us could afford anything new, so as the furniture began to very literally break down beneath us, I took it upon myself to peel back the faded gold velour and make repairs. Things evolved quickly after that. Arcane looking upholstery tools began cluttering the apartment, then taking over entire rooms. The sun porch was commandeered for woodworking while the dining room was repurposed for sewing and upholstery. Before long I was bu…
- Born on May 14
- Joined November 8, 2010