Have you looked at the prices of swifts? Needless to say I have and I am not impressed , I found this website where there are instructions to make our own swift. Some hardware stores do cut wood for you and if you are very very nice they may do it for free or charge you per cut. The link for the swift is this one
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I may be working on one this weekend on next weekend and I will post pictures of course. This is a simple project that we can do and share pictures with. So are we up to the challenge to create our own swifts? I am . This picture is from the site.