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Blackhawks’ Collin Delia is a woodworker Ron Swanson would be proud of

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The rookie netminder makes leather goods and furniture.

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When Collin Delia isn’t saving pucks, he’s saving money on goods by making them himself.

The Blackhawks rookie goaltender told California Rubber magazine that he’s made several leather goods, including hand-stitched bags, belts and wallets.

“One day I thought, ‘I could do that.’ I have the eye for that and I’m very detail-oriented so I bought some scrap leather and a starter tool kit and started messing around. Then I researched companies that make handmade leather goods. All of my stuff is hand-stitched. It’s pretty intensive. If you want something to last, you have to do it by hand. Machines can only do so much.”

[California Rubber: Taking liberties with ... Collin Delia]

Delia has even dived into woodworking, saying simply “I needed a couch, so I made a couch.”

He’s not the only one in his family that does woodworking as his dad, Nicholas Delia, has helped build furniture in their house. The younger Delia also said he built a TV and coffee stand.