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 RELINE SADDLE WITH KODEL FLEECE
This repair assumes a square skirt approximately 12" X 28".
If the saddle has in-skirt rigging add 45 minutes to the time.
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
9.38
SQ FT KODEL FLEECE
1.00
9.38
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
1.88
     MATERIALS COST
11.26
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.59
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
11.85

5.05

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
202.00
213.85
    SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
229.69
241.54
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


252.50


264.35
    SHOP RATE OF  $55.00  PER HOUR
277.75
289.60
    SHOP RATE OF  $60.00  PER HOUR
303.00
314.85

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
DIS-ASSEMBLE SADDLE
48.00
REMOVE OLD LINING AND STITCHING
85.00
PRESS AND RE-BLOCK
35.00
INSTALL NEW LINING   NOTE: Sometimes the skirt plug needs to be replaced.  Be sure to account for the additional labor and materials. Some saddle makers automatically replace the skirt plugs as part of the repair.
75.00
RE-ASSEMBLE
60.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
303.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
5.05

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
KODEL FLEECE
15
60
900.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
900.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
450.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
9.38

 RELINE SADDLE WITH KODEL FLEECE AND REPLACE STRINGS
This repair assumes a square skirt approximately 12" X 28" and two strings in the front and two strings in the back 3/8" of an inch wide.
If the saddle has in-skirt rigging add 45 minutes to the time.
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
9.38
SQ FT KODEL FLEECE
1.00
9.38
.94
6/7 OZ LATIGO LEATHER
10.20
9.59
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
1.88
     MATERIALS COST
20.84
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
1.10
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
21.94

5.78

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
231.20
253.14
    SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
260.10
282.04
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


289.00

310.94
    SHOP RATE OF  $55.00  PER HOUR
317.90
339.84
    SHOP RATE OF  $60.00  PER HOUR
346.80
368.74

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
DIS-ASSEMBLE SADDLE
48.00
REMOVE OLD LINING AND STITCHING
85.00
MAKE UP NEW STRINGS
22.00
PRESS AND RE-BLOCK
35.00
INSTALL NEW STRINGS AND LINING   *NOTE: Sometimes the skirt plug needs to be replaced.  Be sure to account for the additional labor and materials. Some saddle makers automatically replace the skirt plugs as part of the repair.
87.00
RE-ASSEMBLE
70.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
347.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
5.78

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
KODEL FLEECE
15
60
900.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
900.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
450.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
9.38

NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
SADDLE STRINGS 3/8" X 72"
.375
72
54.00
2
SADDLE STRINGS 3/8" X 48"
.375
48
36.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
90.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
45.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.94

 RELINE SADDLE WITH SHEEP SKIN
This repair assumes a square skirt approximately 12" X 28".
If the saddle has in-skirt rigging add 45 minutes to the time.
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
JUMBO BARK TANNED SHEEP SKIN
102.41
102.41
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
20.48
     MATERIALS COST
122.89
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
6.47
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
129.36

5.05

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
202.00
331.36
    SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
229.69
359.05
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


252.50

381.86
    SHOP RATE OF  $55.00  PER HOUR
277.75
407.11
    SHOP RATE OF  $60.00  PER HOUR
303.00
432.36

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
DIS-ASSEMBLE SADDLE
48.00
REMOVE OLD LINING AND STITCHING
85.00
PRESS AND RE-BLOCK
35.00
INSTALL NEW LINING    NOTE: Sometimes the skirt plug needs to be replaced.  Be sure to account for the additional labor and materials. Some saddle makers automatically replace the skirt plugs as part of the repair.
75.00
RE-ASSEMBLE
60.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
303.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
5.05

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
JUMBO SHEEP SKIN
0.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
0.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
0.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.00


 RELINE SADDLE WITH SHEEP SKIN AND REPLACE STRINGS
This repair assumes a square skirt approximately 12" X 28" and two strings in the front and two strings in the back 3/8" of an inch wide.
If the saddle has in-skirt rigging add 45 minutes to the time.
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
JUMBO BARK TANNED SHEEP SKIN
102.41
102.41
.94
6/7 OZ LATIGO LEATHER
10.20
9.59
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
20.48
     MATERIALS COST
132.48
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
6.97
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
139.45

5.78

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
231.20
370.65
    SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
260.10
399.55
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


289.00


428.45
    SHOP RATE OF  $55.00  PER HOUR
317.90
457.35
    SHOP RATE OF  $60.00  PER HOUR
317.90
457.35

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
DIS-ASSEMBLE SADDLE
48.00
REMOVE OLD LINING AND STITCHING
85.00
MAKE UP NEW STRINGS
22.00
PRESS AND RE-BLOCK
35.00
INSTALL NEW STRINGS AND LINING    NOTE: Sometimes the skirt plug needs to be replaced.  Be sure to account for the additional labor and materials. Some saddle makers automatically replace the skirt plugs as part of the repair.
87.00
RE-ASSEMBLE
70.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
347.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
5.78

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
SHEEP SKIN
0.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
0.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
0.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.00

NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
SADDLE STRINGS 3/8" X 72"
.375
72
54.00
2
SADDLE STRINGS 3/8" X 48"
.375
48
36.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
90.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
45.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.94



 REPLACE SKIRTS WITH KODEL FLEECE LINING
This repair assumes a square skirt approximately 12" X  28".
If the saddle has in-skirt rigging add 45 minutes to the time.
If the skirts are 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
14
SQ FT MEDIUM SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
157.08
9.38
KODEL FLEECE
1.00
9.38
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
31.42
     MATERIALS COST
197.88
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
10.41
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
208.29

5.55

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
222.00
430.29
    SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
249.75
458.04
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


277.50

485.79
    SHOP RATE OF  $55.00  PER HOUR
305.25
513.54
    SHOP RATE OF  $60.00  PER HOUR
333.00
541.29

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
DIS-ASSEMBLE SADDLE
48.00
CUT AND MAKE-UP NEW SKIRTS
85.00
FIT AND BLOCK  SKIRTS ON TREE
50.00
INSTALL LINING
80.00
RE-ASSEMBLE
70.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
333.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
5.55



MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
SKIRTS   APPROXIMATELY 12"X28"
12
28
672.00
2
SKIRT PLUGS    APPROXIMATELY 12"X28"
12
28
672.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
1344.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
672.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
14.00

NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
KODEL FLEECE
15
60
900.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
900.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
450.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
9.38


 REPLACE SKIRTS WITH KODEL FLEECE LINING AND STRINGS
This repair assumes a square skirt approximately 12" X  28" and two strings in the front and two strings in the back 3/8" of an inch wide.
If the saddle has in-skirt rigging add 45 minutes to the time.
If the skirts are 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
14
SQ FT MEDIUM SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
157.08
9.38
KODEL FLEECE
1.00
9.38
.94
6/7 OZ LATIGO LEATHER
10.20
9.59
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
31.42
     MATERIALS COST
207.46
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
10.92
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
218.38

5.92

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
236.80
455.18
    SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
266.40
484.78
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


296.00

514.38
    SHOP RATE OF  $55.00  PER HOUR
325.60
543.98
    SHOP RATE OF  $60.00  PER HOUR
355.20
573.58

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
DIS-ASSEMBLE SADDLE
48.00
CUT AND MAKE-UP NEW SKIRTS
85.00
MAKE UP NEW STRINGS
22.00
FIT AND BLOCK  SKIRTS ON TREE
50.00
INSTALL NEW STRINGS AND LINING
80..00
RE-ASSEMBLE
70.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
355.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
5.92
MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
SKIRTS   APPROXIMATELY 12"X28"
12
28
672.00
2
SKIRT PLUGS    APPROXIMATELY 12"X28"
12
28
672.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
1344.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
672.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
14.00

NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
KODEL FLEECE
15
60
900.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
900.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
450.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
9.38

NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
SADDLE STRINGS 3/8" X 72"
.375
72
54.00
2
SADDLE STRINGS 3/8" X 48"
.375
48
36.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
90.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
45.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.94

 REPLACE SKIRTS WITH SHEEP SKIN LINING
This repair assumes a square skirt approximately 12" X  28".
If the saddle has in-skirt rigging add 45 minutes to the time.
If the skirts are 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
14
SQ FT MEDIUM SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
157.08
1
JUMBO BARK TANNED SHEEP SKIN
102.41
102.41
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
31.42
     MATERIALS COST
290.91
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
15.31
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
306.22

5.55

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
222.00
528.22
    SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
249.75
555.97
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


277.50

583.72
    SHOP RATE OF  $55.00  PER HOUR
305.25
611.47
    SHOP RATE OF  $60.00  PER HOUR
333.00
639.22

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
DIS-ASSEMBLE SADDLE
48.00
CUT AND MAKE-UP NEW SKIRTS
85.00
FIT AND BLOCK  SKIRTS ON TREE
50.00
INSTALL LINING
80..00
RE-ASSEMBLE
70.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
333.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
5.55
MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
SKIRTS    APPROXIMATELY 12"X28"
12
28
672.00
2
SKIRT PLUGS     APPROXIMATELY 12"X28"
12
28
672.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
1344.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
672.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
14.00

NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
SHEEP SKIN
0.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
0.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
0.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.00

 REPLACE SKIRTS WITH SHEEP SKIN LINING AND STRINGS
This repair assumes a square skirt approximately 12" X  28" and two strings in the front and two strings in the back 3/8" of an inch wide.
If the saddle has in-skirt rigging add 45 minutes to the time.
If the skirts are 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
14
SQ FT MEDIUM SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
157.08
1
JUMBO BARK TANNED SHEEP SKIN
102.41
102.41
.94
6/7 OZ LATIGO LEATHER
10.20
9.59
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
31.42
     MATERIALS COST
300.49
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
15.82
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
316.31

5.92

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
236.80
553.11
    SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
266.40
582.71
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


296.00

612.31
    SHOP RATE OF  $55.00  PER HOUR
325.60
641.91
    SHOP RATE OF  $60.00  PER HOUR
355.20
671.51

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
DIS-ASSEMBLE SADDLE
48.00
CUT AND MAKE-UP NEW SKIRTS
85.00
MAKE UP NEW STRINGS
22.00
FIT AND BLOCK  SKIRTS ON TREE
50.00
INSTALL NEW STRINGS AND LINING
80..00
RE-ASSEMBLE
70.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
355.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
5.92
MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
SKIRTS    APPROXIMATELY 12"X28"
12
28
672.00
2
SKIRT PLUGS     APPROXIMATELY 12"X28"
12
28
672.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
1344.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
672.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
14.00

NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
SHEEP SKIN
0.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
0.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
0.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.00

NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
SADDLE STRINGS 3/8" X 72"
.375
72
54.00
2
SADDLE STRINGS 3/8" X 48"
.375
48
36.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
90.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
45.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.94





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