This working is designed to create a protective double of the caster. The simulacrum will draw all sorts of ill effects onto itself sparing you the bother. It can be used if you find yourself in magickal combat with another mage (which rarely occurs) or just to protect you from the usual day to day annoyances.
Get together the material for crafting the simulacrum on your working table.
"It's my will to create a simulacrum to protect me from unwanted outside influence"
Start fashioning the simulacrum. Add your links to the material basis. Try to make a good representation of yourself.
The simulacrum is being loaded by the process of fashioning it yourself while the link to you obviously comes through the objects of yourself you lay into it.
When you're finished with the simulacrum assign it to it's task.
"This simulacrum represents me,
Blow out the candles, perform a banishing if you want and place the simulacrum at a safe place. If you wish you can place it on some altar with a candle.