After weeks and months of free time, let this Instructable accompany you back into Real Life. Wipe the dust from your desk chair and find out that it does absolutely not fit to the clean and sober atmosphere you want to dispense with your homework. What could be more engaging and mind-stimulating than a multi-purpose Companion Sitting Cube?
Ready for the release of Portal 2, here is the Instructable to sew and glue your own Companion Cube as a desk stool, gaming taboret or side table.
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Step 1: The Material
A (hard) sitting cube - This can be the ugliest cube you have ever seen, lilac with Minnie Mouse appliqués, it doesn't matter. Used ones do also work. The core should be hard, e.g. styrofoam, no air- or bean-filled cubes. 10$
Artificial leather - Normally this is sold per meter, with a width of about 1,20 - 1,40m. You will need one meter of grey and one meter of champagne. 2 x 7$
Black twine - 1 - 2 of those twine stars. Yarn should also do it, but doesn't look that nice. 2$
Pink tinting paint - Or red and white mixed. You need as few as you can get. 2$
Styrofoam plate(s) - About 1 - 2cm thick. 2$
and some stuff that every one should have, like
glue, crepe tape, cardboard, staplers (that normal one and that strong one), scissors, sewing stuff.
All in all, this costs about 30$.