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WESTERN SADDLE REPAIRS
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 REPLACE FRONT DEE RIGGING ATTACHED TO THE TREE
This repair assumes that only the rigging has been damaged, the swell must be lifted, and the skirts removed form the saddle.  
It is suggested the both sides be replaced so both sides will wear and stretch equally.
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
1.60
SKIRTING LEATHER
10.72
17.15
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
3.43
     MATERIALS COST
20.58
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
1.08
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
21.67

4.08

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
163.20
184.87
    SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
183.60
205.27
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


204.00

226.68
    SHOP RATE OF  $55.00  PER HOUR
224.40
247.08
    SHOP RATE OF  $60.00  PER HOUR
244.80
267.48

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
OPEN UP SADDLE AND REMOVE OLD RIGGING
54.00
MAKE-UP NEW RIGGING
38.00
INSTALL NEW RIGGING
78.00
RE-ASSEMBLE SADDLE
75.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
245.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
4.08

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
RIGGING STRAP     APPROXIMATELY -   7" X 11"
7
11
154.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
154.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
77.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
1.60

 REPLACE REAR DEE RIGGING ATTACHED TO THE TREE
This repair assumes that only the rigging has been damaged.  
It is suggested the both sides be replaced so both sides will wear and stretch equally.
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
2.98
SKIRTING LEATHER
10.72
31.95
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
6.39
     MATERIALS COST
38.33
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
2.02
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
40.35

2.93

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

    SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
117.20
157.55
    SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
131.85
172.20
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


146.50

188.73
    SHOP RATE OF  $55.00  PER HOUR
161.15
203.38
    SHOP RATE OF  $60.00  PER HOUR
175.80
218.03

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
OPEN UP SADDLE AND REMOVE OLD RIGGING
33.00
MAKE-UP NEW RIGGING
38.00
INSTALL NEW RIGGING
75.00
RE-ASSEMBLE SADDLE
30.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
176.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
2.93

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
RIGGING STRAP     APPROXIMATELY - 11" X 13"
11
13
286.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
286.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
143.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
2.98
 REPLACE IN-SKIRT RIGGING
This repair assumes that the rigging has pulled out of the skirt and damaged the leather on one side.  
If the skirt is tooled charge accordingly.  
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

3.13

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
125.20
126.46
    SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
140.85
142.11
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME



156.50

157.76
    SHOP RATE OF  $55.00  PER HOUR
172.15
173.41
    SHOP RATE OF  $60.00  PER HOUR
187.80
189.06

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
OPEN UP SADDLE AND REMOVE SKIRTS
54.00
MAKE-UP AND INSTALL AN APPROPRIATE PATCH AND INSTALL RIGGING HARDWARE
NOTE: Sometimes the sheep skin or Kodel lining must also be replaced, so charge accordingly.   
96.00
RE-ASSEMBLE SADDLE
38.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
188.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
3.13

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





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