How to Build an Enlightening Office Companion

My wife is gone the whole week and I'll be working a lot from home this year. So I thought, I could use some company. Plus: My office needed some nice lighting.

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How to Build an Enlightening Office Companion
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My wife is gone the whole week and I'll be working a lot from home this year. So I thought, I could use some company.

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The inspiration came from IKEAhackers, though it wasn't described how to build it

The inspiration came from IKEAhackers, though it wasn't described how to build it

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All you need is an IKEA Tertial work lamp and some wire ties.

All you need is an IKEA Tertial work lamp and some wire ties.

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Do not assemble the Tertial lamps...

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... just create arms & legs by attaching the lamps to each other in the right positions: His shoulders and his crotch.

... just create arms & legs by attaching the lamps to each other in the right positions: His shoulders and his crotch.

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There will be coming 5 cables out his back. I covered them up with a pillow.

There will be coming 5 cables out his back. I covered them up with a pillow.

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I hid the plug board behind the chair and connected it to a radio receiver. This way I can turn him on & off using a remote.

I hid the plug board behind the chair and connected it to a radio receiver. This way I can turn him on & off using a remote.

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For his "face" I used a special bulb: The Plumen 001 to make it more interesting

For his "face" I used a special bulb: The Plumen 001 to make it more interesting

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For the future I was thinking about replacing the bulbs with Philips Hue for interesting effects

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Done. Now I'm not alone while working at home.

Done. Now I'm not alone while working at home.

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