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MISCELLANEOUS REPAIRS
CHAP REPAIRS
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 CUT DOWN CHAPS TO FIT CUSTOMER
This repair consists of fitting a pair of shotgun style for a customer with full zippers, removing the zippers, cutting down the legs as needed, and re-installing the zippers.

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
1
MINIMUM CHARGE
1.00
1.00
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.20
     MATERIALS COST
1.20
5%PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.06
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
1.26

1.37

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 40.00 PER HOUR
54.80
56.06
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00 PER HOUR
61.65
62.91
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 PER HOUR
NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME
68.50

69.76
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00 PER HOUR
75.35
76.61
   HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
82.20
83.46

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
FIT CHAPS
15.00
REMOVE ZIPPERS
28.00
CUT DOWN
6.00
REPLACE ZIPPERS
33.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
82.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
1.37

 LENGTHEN CHAPS WITH A CUFF OF SPLIT LEATHER
This repair consists of adding a split leather cuff to a pair of shotgun style chaps to lengthen them.
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
4.5
SQ FT OF MATCHING SPLIT LEATHER
2.33
10.49
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
2.10
     MATERIALS COST
12.58
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.66
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
13.24

.93

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
37.20
50.44
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
41.85
55.09
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 50.00  PER HOUR
NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME
46.50

59.74
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
51.15
64.39
  HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
55.80
69.04

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
FIT CHAPS
17.00
DESIGN AND CUT CUFF
18.00
STITCH IN NEW LEATHER
21.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
56.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.93

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
CUFF   APPROX 12" X 18"
12
18
432.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
432.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
216.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
4.50

 LENGTHEN CHAPS WITH A CUFF OF TOP-GRAIN LEATHER
This repair consists of adding a top-grain leather cuff to a pair of shotgun style chaps to lengthen them.
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
4.5
SQ FT OF MATCHING TOP-GRAIN LEATHER
4.95
22.28
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
4.46
     MATERIALS COST
26.73
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
1.41
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
28.14

.93

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
37.20
65.34
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
41.85
69.99
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 50.00  PER HOUR
NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME
46.50

74.64
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
51.15
79.29
   HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
55.80
83.94

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
FIT CHAPS
17.00
DESIGN AND CUT CUFF
18.00
STITCH IN NEW LEATHER
21.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
56.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.93

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
CUFF   APPROX 12" X 18"
12
18
432.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
432.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
216.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
4.50

 REPLACE ONE CHAP ZIPPER
This repair consists of replacing one zipper in a pair of shotgun style chaps with full zipper in the leg.
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
1
SOLID BRASS ZIPPER
4.92
4.92
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.98
     MATERIALS COST
5.90
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.31
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
6.21

.58

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
23.20
29.41
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
26.10
32.31
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 50.00  PER HOUR
 NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME
29.00

35.21
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
31.90
38.11
   HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
34.80
41.01

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
REMOVE OLD ZIPPER
16.00
INSTALL NEW ZIPPER
19.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
35.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.58

 REPLACE TWO CHAP ZIPPERS
This repair consists of replacing TWO zippers in a pair of shotgun style chaps with full zippers in the leg.
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
2
SOLID BRASS ZIPPER
4.92
9.84
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
1.97
     MATERIALS COST
11.81
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.62
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
12.43

1.02

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
40.80
53.23
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
45.90
58.33

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 50.00  PER HOUR
NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME
51.00

63.43
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
56.10
68.53
  HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
56.10
68.53

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
REMOVE OLD ZIPPER
28.00
INSTALL NEW ZIPPER
33.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
61.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
1.02

 SIZE CHAPS WITH MATCHING SPLIT LEATHER
This repair consists of adding matching split leather in a pair of shotgun style chaps with full zippers in the leg.

NOTE: This assumes that you have scrap or remnants available. If a new split is needed, the repair is not economical.
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
1.42
SQ FT OF MATCHING SPLIT LEATHER
2.33
3.31
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.66
     MATERIALS COST
3.97
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.21
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
4.18

1.62

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
64.80
68.98
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
72.90
77.08
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 50.00  PER HOUR
NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME
81.00

85.18
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
89.10
93.28
   HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
97.20
101.38

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
FIT CHAPS
15.00
REMOVE ZIPPERS
28.00
STITCH IN NEW LEATHER
21.00
REPLACE ZIPPERS
33.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
97.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
1.62

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
STRIPS  OF SPLIT LEATHER TO MATCH  CHAPS     (This is an average)
2
34
136.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
136.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
68.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
1.42
 SIZE CHAPS WITH MATCHING TOP GRAIN LEATHER
This repair consists of adding matching top grain leather in a pair of shotgun style chaps with full zippers in the leg.

NOTE: This assumes that you have scrap or remnants available. If a new side is needed, the repair is not economical.
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
1.42
SQ FT OF MATCHING SPLIT LEATHER
4.95
7.03
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
1.41
     MATERIALS COST
8.43
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.44
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
8.88

1.62

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
64.80
73.68
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
72.90
81.78
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 50.00  PER HOUR
NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME
81.00

89.88
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
89.10
97.98
   HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
97.20
106.08

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
FIT CHAPS
15.00
REMOVE ZIPPERS
28.00
STITCH IN NEW LEATHER
21.00
REPLACE ZIPPERS
33.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
97.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
1.62

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
STRIPS  OF SPLIT LEATHER TO MATCH  CHAPS      (This is an average)
2
34
136.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
136.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
68.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
1.42




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