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REPLACE TREE

REPLACE TREE
This repair involves replacing a traditional wood tree covered with rawhide or fiberglass.

     NOTE: This is an expensive item and should be considered on a case by case basis, if the repair is 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
DUPLICATED REPLACEMENT TREE
450.00
450.00
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
90.00
     MATERIALS COST
540.00
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
28.42
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
568.42

24.50

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
980.00
1,548.42
    SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
1,102.50
1,670.92
     SHOP RATE OF $50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


1,225.00

1,793.42
    SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
1,347.50
1,915.92
    SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
1,470.00
2,038.42

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
DISASSEMBLE SADDLE    6 TO 8 HOURS DEPENDING UPON THE SADDLE  
420.00
REASSEMBLE SADDLE   15 TO 20 HOURS DEPENDING UPON THE SADDLE
1050.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
1470.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
24.50





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