Think about the last time you went to Home Depot. Did you walk out with a bill less than $100? Probably not. What can we say, it’s the male version of Target. The cost for materials and tools and plants (this is why you don’t bring her) always seems to add up to some number much larger than what you had originally intended. Which is why we can totally respect the price tag on Robolamps. Sure, it’s a bunch of carefully cut and painted components that you yourself could probably buy from Home Depot. You might even be able to put it together yourself. But you’re definitely not gonna spend less than they cost and they probably won’t look as cool as these Croatian masterpieces. They look like lamps robots from Lost In Space and since they’re technically functional you can claim them on your taxes. Or your spousal expense report.