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WESTERN SADDLE REPAIRS
BREAST COLLAR DEES
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 ADD BREAST COLLAR DEES TO SKIRT WITH DEE AND CLIP

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
1" DEE AND CLIP
1.07
2.14
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.43
     MATERIALS COST
2.57
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.14
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
2.70

.94

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
     SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
37.60
40.30
     SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
42.30
45.00
     SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME

47.00

49.70
     SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
51.70
54.40
     SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
56.40
59.10

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
OPEN UP SADDLE
12.50
INSTALL DEES
25.00
RE-ASSEMBLE SADDLE
19.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
56.50
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.94
MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
NO MATERIALS REQUIRED
0.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
0.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
0.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.00

 ADD BREAST COLLAR DEES TO TREE
Lately, some trainers and instructors have been requesting that the breast collar dees be moved higher on the saddle in the area of the saddle string or concho.
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
1" SS # 3250 DEE
0.23
0.46
.13
10/12 OZ LEATHER
9.69
1.26
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.09
     MATERIALS COST
1.81
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.10
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
1.91

1.08

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
     SHOP RATE OF $ 40.00 PER HOUR
43.20
45.11
     SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
48.60
50.51
     SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME

54.00

55.91
     SHOP RATE OF $ 55.00  PER HOUR
59.40
61.31
     SHOP RATE OF $ 60.00  PER HOUR
64.80
66.71


TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
OPEN UP SADDLE
12.50
MAKE-UP AND INSTALL DEES
33.00
RE-ASSEMBLE SADDLE
19.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
64.50
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
1.08


MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
STRAPS  - APPROXIMATELY -  1" X 6"
1
6
12.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
12.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
6.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.13

 REPLACE BREAST COLLAR DEE
This repair assumes that no leather has been damaged and only the rivet needs to be removed and a matching dee replaced.  NOTE: It is good practice to reinforce the replacement leather or rawhide.
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
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.06
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
1.26

.38

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
     SHOP RATE OF $ 40.00 PER HOUR
15.20
16.46
     SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00 PER HOUR
17.10
18.36
     SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME

19.00

20.26
     SHOP RATE OF $ 55.00 PER HOUR
20.90
22.16
     SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
22.80
24.06

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
REMOVE OLD RIVET
7.00
MAKE-UP DEE AND RE-RIVET
16.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
23.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.38

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
NONE MINIMUM MATERIALS CHARGE
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
0.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
0.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.00

 REPLACE BREAST COLLAR DEE WITH DAMAGED LEATHER

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   USE APPROPRIATE MATERIALS FOR PATCH
1.00
1.00
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.20
     MATERIALS COST
1.20
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.06
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
1.26

2.08

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
     SHOP RATE OF $ 40.00 PER HOUR
83.20
84.46
     SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00 PER HOUR
93.60
94.86
     SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME

104.00

105.26
     SHOP RATE OF $ 55.00 PER HOUR
114.40
115.66
     SHOP RATE OF $ 60.00 PER HOUR
124.80
126.06

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
OPEN UP SADDLE AND REMOVE SKIRT
38.00
MAKE-UP AND INSTALL AN APPROPRIATE PATCH AND REPLACE DEE
66.00
RE-ATTACH SKIRTS AND CLOSE UP SADDLE
21.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
125.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
2.08

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
NONE MINIMUM MATERIALS CHARGE
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
0.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
0.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.00




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