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 RECOVER HORN BY REMOVING THE SWELL COVER
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
2.21
SKIRTING LEATHER SPLIT DOWN TO THICKNESS NEEDED
11.22
24.80
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
4.96
     MATERIALS COST
29.76
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
1.57
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
31.32

4.07

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
162.80
194.12
     SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
183.15
214.47
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME

279.00

368.22
    SHOP RATE OF  $55.00  PER HOUR
306.90
396.12
    SHOP RATE OF  $60.00  PER HOUR
334.80
424.02

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
REMOVE SWELL COVER AND OLD HORN WRAP
56.00
DESIGN NEW  WRAP
30.00
INSTALL NEW HORN WRAP
115.00
RE-ASSEMBLE SADDLE
43.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
244.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
4.07


MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
HORN  WRAP- APPROXIMATELY  -  7" X 20"
7.
20.
140.00
1
FILLER - APPROXIMATELY  -  6" X 6"
6.
6.
36.00
1
BOTTOM COVER -  APPROXIMATELY  -  6" X 6"
6.
6.
36.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
212.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
106.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
2.21


 REPLACE LATIGO OR MULE HIDE WRAP
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.94
LATIGO OR MULE HIDE WRAP
8.50
7.99
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
1.60
     MATERIALS COST
9.59
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.50
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
10.09

.67

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
26.80
36.89
     SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
30.15
40.24
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME

33.50

43.59
     SHOP RATE OF  $55.00  PER HOUR
36.85
46.94
     SHOP RATE OF  $60.00  PER HOUR
40.20
50.29

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
CUT WRAP
15.00
INSTALL WRAP
25.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
40.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.67


MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
HORN WRAP - APPROXIMATELY  - 1 1/4" X 72"
1.25
72.
90.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
90.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
45.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.94



 RECOVER HORN WITH CAP AND WRAP
This repair involves covering the horn in the standard manner but the wings on the cap only extend about 3 to 4 inches and a latigo or mule hide wrap is used to cover the short wings and neck of the horn.
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
1.41
SKIRTING LEATHER SPLIT DOWN TO THICKNESS NEEDED
11.22
15.82
.94
LATIGO OR MULE HIDE WRAP
8.50
7.99
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
3.16
     MATERIALS COST
26.97
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
1.42
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
28.39

2.17

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
86.80
115.19
     SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
97.65
126.04
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME

108.50

136.89
     SHOP RATE OF  $55.00  PER HOUR
119.35
147.74
     SHOP RATE OF  $60.00  PER HOUR
130.20
158.59

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
REMOVE  OLD HORN WRAP
25.00
DESIGN NEW  WRAP
30.00
INSTALL NEW HORN WRAP
75.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
130.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
2.17

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
HORN  WRAP- APPROXIMATELY  -  7" X 9"
7.
9.
63.00
1
FILLER - APPROXIMATELY  -  6" X 6"
6.
6.
36.00
1
BOTTOM COVER -  APPROXIMATELY  -  6" X 6"
6.
6.
36.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
135.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
67.50
               TOTAL SQ FT
1.41

NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
HORN WRAP - APPROXIMATELY  - 1 1/4" X 72"
1.25
72.
90.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
90.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
45.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.94


 RE-STITCH HORN ON WESTERN SADDLE
This repair involves the removal of the old thread and the re-stitching of the horn cap with no leather replaced
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

.73

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
29.20
30.46
     SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00 PER HOUR
32.85
34.11
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME

36.50

37.76
     SHOP RATE OF $55.00 PER HOUR
40.15
41.41
     SHOP RATE OF  $60.00 PER HOUR
43.80
45.06

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
REMOVE OLD STITCHING
12.00
RE-STITCH
32.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
44.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.73

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
NO MATERIALS USED
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
0.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
0.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.00


 REPLACE HORN
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
2.21
SKIRTING LEATHER SPLIT DOWN TO THICKNESS NEEDED
11.22
24.80
1
REPAIR HORN
55.00
55.00
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
4.96
     MATERIALS COST
84.76
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
4.46
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
89.22

5.58

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

     SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
223.20
312.42
     SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
251.10
340.32
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


279.00

368.22
     SHOP RATE OF  $55.00  PER HOUR
306.90
396.12
     SHOP RATE OF  $60.00  PER HOUR
334.80
424.02

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
REMOVE SWELL COVER,  OLD HORN WRAP, AND HORN
85.00
INSTALL NEW HORN
55.00
DESIGN NEW WRAP
30.00
INSTALL NEW WRAP
120.00
RE-ASSEMBLE SADDLE
45..00
     TOTAL MINUTES
335.00
     TOTAL HOURS
5.58

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
HORN  WRAP- APPROXIMATELY  -  7" X 20"
7.
20.
140.00
1
FILLER - APPROXIMATELY  -  6" X 6"
6.
6.
36.00
1
BOTTOM COVER -  APPROXIMATELY  -  6" X 6"
6.
6.
36.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
212.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
106.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
2.21



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