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 REPLACE SINGLE PLY THROAT LATCH ON WESTERN HEADSTALL WITH RIVETED BUCKLE
This repair involves replacing a ½" single ply throat latch with the buckle is attached with a rivet

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.23
SQ FT BRIDLE OR SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
2.58
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.52
     MATERIALS COST
3.10
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.16
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
3.26

.28

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

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
11.20
14.46
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
12.60
15.86
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
   NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


14.00

17.26
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
15.40
18.66
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
16.80
20.06

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
CUT
4.00
EDGE, OIL OR DYE TO MATCH, APPLY TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
9.00
INSTALL BUCKLE WITH A RIVET
4.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
17.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.28


MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
THROAT LATCH STRAP  - ½" X 44"
.5
44
22.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
22.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
11.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.23

 REPLACE SINGLE PLY THROAT LATCH ON WESTERN HEADSTALL WITH STITCHED BUCKLE
This repair involves replacing a ½" single ply throat latch with the buckle is stitched on with a leather keeper

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.23
SQ FT BRIDLE OR SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
2.58
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.52
     MATERIALS COST
3.10
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.16
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
3.26

.32

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

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
12.80
16.06
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
14.40
17.66
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


16.00

19.26
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
17.60
20.86
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
19.20
22.46

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
CUT AND LEVEL (SPLIT)
4.00
STITCH ON BUCKLE
6.00
EDGE, OIL OR DYE TO MATCH, APPLY TOP COAT,  DYE EDGES, AND PUNCH HOLES
9.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
19.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.32

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
THROAT LATCH STRAP  - ½" X 44"
.5
44
22.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
22.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
11.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.23

 REPLACE DOUBLED AND STITCHED THROAT LATCH ON WESTERN HEADSTALL
This repair involves replacing a ½" doubled and stitched throat latch
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.46
SQ FT BRIDLE OR SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
5.16
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
1.03
     MATERIALS COST
6.19
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.33
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
6.52

.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

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
20.00
26.52
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
22.50
29.02
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


25.00

31.52
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
27.50
34.02
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
30.00
36.52

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
CUT AND LEVEL (SPLIT)
7.00
MAKE-UP THROAT LATCH ( GLUE AND STITCH ON BUCKLE)
14.00
EDGE, OIL OR DYE TO MATCH, APPLY TOP COAT,  DYE EDGES, AND PUNCH HOLES
9.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
30.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.50

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
THROAT LATCH STRAP  - ½" X 44"
.5
44
44.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
44.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
22.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.46

 REPLACE SINGLE PLY HEAD STRAP ON WESTERN HEADSTALL
This repair involves replacing a 5/8" single ply double buckle head strap (crown strap)

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.18
SQ FT BRIDLE OR SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
2.02
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.40
     MATERIALS COST
2.42
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.13
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
2.55

.27

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

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
10.80
13.35
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
12.15
14.70
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


13.50

16.05
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
14.85
17.40
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
16.20
18.75

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
CUT
4.00
EDGE, OIL OR DYE TO MATCH, APPLY TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
9.00
PUNCH HOLES FOR BUCKLES
3.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
16.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.27

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
HEAD STRAP  - 5/8"X 28"
.625
28
17.50
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
17.50
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
8.75
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.18

 REPLACE DOUBLED AND STITCHED HEAD STRAP ON WESTERN HEADSTALL
This repair involves replacing a 5/8" doubled and stitched double buckle head strap (crown strap)

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.36
SQ FT BRIDLE OR SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
4.04
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.81
     MATERIALS COST
4.85
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.26
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
5.10

.40

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

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
16.00
21.10
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
18.00
23.10
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


20.00

25.10
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
22.00
27.10
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
24.00
29.10

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
CUT AND LEVEL (SPLIT)
7.00
MAKE-UP HEAD  STRAP ( GLUE AND STITCH )
8.00
EDGE, OIL OR DYE TO MATCH, APPLY TOP COAT,  DYE EDGES, AND PUNCH HOLES
9.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
24.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.40


MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
HEAD STRAP  - 5/8"X 28"
.625
28
35.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
35.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
17.50
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.36

 REPLACE SINGLE PLY STRAIGHT BROWBAND ON WESTERN HEADSTALL
This repair involves replacing a 5/8" single ply browband

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.16
SQ FT BRIDLE OR SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
1.80
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.36
     MATERIALS COST
2.15
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.11
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
2.27

.33

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

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
13.20
15.47
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
14.85
17.12
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


16.50

18.77
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
18.15
20.42
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
19.80
22.07

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
CUT
4.00
STITCH
7.00
EDGE, OIL OR DYE TO MATCH, APPLY TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
9.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
20.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.33


MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
BROWBAND STRAP  - 5/8"X 24"
.625
24
15.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
15.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
7.50
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.16

 REPLACE LINED STRAIGHT BROWBAND ON WESTERN HEADSTALL
This repair involves replacing a 5/8" straight lined browband

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.16
SQ FT BRIDLE OR SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
1.80
.13
SQ FT LINING LEATHER
10.20
1.33
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.36
     MATERIALS COST
3.48
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.18
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
3.66

.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

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
26.80
30.46
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
30.15
33.81
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


33.50

37.16
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
36.85
40.51
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
40.20
43.86

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
MAKE UP PATTERN AND CUT
14.00
GLUE IN LINING AND STITCH
17.00
EDGE, OIL OR DYE TO MATCH, APPLY TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
9.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
40.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.67

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
BROWBAND STRAP  - 5/8"X 28"
.625
24
15.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
15.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
7.50
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.16
MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
BROWBAND LINING- 1"X 12 1/2"
1.
12.5
12.50
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
12.50
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
6.25
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.13

 REPLACE SINGLE PLY SHAPED BROWBAND ON WESTERN HEADSTALL
This repair involves replacing a single ply shaped  browband

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.63
SQ FT BRIDLE OR SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
7.07
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
1.41
     MATERIALS COST
8.48
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.45
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
8.93

.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

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
20.00
28.93
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
22.50
31.43
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


25.00

33.93
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
27.50
36.43
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
30.00
38.93

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
MAKE UP PATTERN AND CUT
14.00
GLUE AND STITCH
7.00
EDGE, OIL OR DYE TO MATCH, APPLY TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
9.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
30.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.50

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
BROWBAND STRAP  - 2 1/2"X 28"
2.5
24
60.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
60.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
30.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.63


 REPLACE LINED SHAPED BROWBAND ON WESTERN HEADSTALL
This repair involves replacing a shaped lined browband

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.63
SQ FT BRIDLE OR SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
7.07
.33
SQ FT LINING LEATHER
10.20
3.37
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
1.41
     MATERIALS COST
11.85
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.62
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
12.47

.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

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
26.80
39.27
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
30.15
42.62
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


33.50

45.97
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
36.85
49.32
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
40.20
52.67

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
MAKE UP PATTERN AND CUT
14.00
GLUE IN LINING AND STITCH
17.00
EDGE, OIL OR DYE TO MATCH, APPLY TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
9.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
40.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.67

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
BROWBAND STRAP  - 2 1/2"X 28"
2.5
24
60.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
60.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
30.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.63

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
BROWBAND LINING- 2 1/2"X 12 1/2"
2.5
12.5
31.25
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
31.25
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
15.63
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.33

 REPLACE SINGLE PLY CHEEK STRAP ON WESTERN HEADSTALL WITH RIVETED BUCKLE
This repair involves replacing a 5/8" single ply straight cheek strap with the buckle is attached with a rivet

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.09
SQ FT BRIDLE OR SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
1.01
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.20
     MATERIALS COST
1.21
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.06
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
1.28

.25

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

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
10.00
11.28
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
11.25
12.53
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


12.50

13.78
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
13.75
15.03
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
15.00
16.28

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
CUT
4.00
EDGE, OIL OR DYE TO MATCH, APPLY TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
8.00
INSTALL BUCKLE WITH A RIVET
3.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
15.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.25

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
CHEEK STRAP  - 5/8" X 14"
.625
14
8.75
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
8.75
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
4.38
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.09

 REPLACE SINGLE PLY CHEEK STRAP ON WESTERN HEADSTALL WITH STITCHED BUCKLE
This repair involves replacing a 5/8" single ply straight cheek strap with the buckle is stitched on with a leather keeper

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.09
SQ FT BRIDLE OR SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
1.01
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.20
     MATERIALS COST
1.21
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.06
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
1.28

.30

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

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
12.00
13.28
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
13.50
14.78
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


15.00

16.28
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
16.50
17.78
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
18.00
19.28

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
CUT
4.00
STITCH ON BUCKLE
6.00
EDGE, OIL OR DYE TO MATCH, APPLY TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
8.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
18.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.30

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
CHEEK STRAP  - 5/8" X 14"
.625
14
8.75
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
8.75
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
4.38
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.09

 REPLACE DOUBLED AND STITCHED CHEEK STRAP ON WESTERN HEADSTALL
This repair involves replacing a 5/8" doubled and stitched straight cheek strap

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.18
SQ FT BRIDLE OR SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
2.02
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.40
     MATERIALS COST
2.42
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.13
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
2.55

.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

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
15.20
17.75
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
17.10
19.65
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


19.00

21.55
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
20.90
23.45
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
22.80
25.35

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
CUT
4.00
MAKE UP CHEEK ( GLUE AND STITCH ON BUCKLE )
11.00
EDGE, OIL OR DYE TO MATCH, APPLY TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
8.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
23.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.38

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
CHEEK STRAP  - 5/8" X 14"
.625
14
17.50
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
17.50
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
8.75
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.18

 REPLACE SINGLE PLY SHAPED CHEEK STRAP ON WESTERN HEADSTALL WITH RIVETED BUCKLE
This repair involves replacing a 5/8" single ply shaped cheek strap with the buckle is attached with a rivet

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.18
SQ FT BRIDLE OR SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
2.02
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.40
     MATERIALS COST
2.42
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.13
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
2.55

.42

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

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
16.80
19.35
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
18.90
21.45
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


21.00

23.55
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
23.10
25.65
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
25.20
27.75

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
MAKE UP PATTERN AND CUT
13.00
EDGE, OIL OR DYE TO MATCH, APPLY TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
9.00
INSTALL BUCKLE WITH A RIVET
3.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
25.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.42

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
CHEEK STRAP  - 1 1/4" X 14"
1.25
14
17.50
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
17.50
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
8.75
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.18

 REPLACE SINGLE PLY SHAPED CHEEK STRAP ON WESTERN HEADSTALL WITH STITCHED BUCKLE
This repair involves replacing a 5/8" single ply shaped cheek strap with the buckle is stitched on with a leather keeper

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.09
SQ FT BRIDLE OR SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
1.01
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.20
     MATERIALS COST
1.21
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.06
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
1.28

.30

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

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
12.00
13.28
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
13.50
14.78
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


15.00

16.28
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
16.50
17.78
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
18.00
19.28

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
CUT
4.00
STITCH ON BUCKLE
6.00
EDGE, OIL OR DYE TO MATCH, APPLY TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
8.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
18.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.30

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
CHEEK STRAP  - 5/8" X 14"
.625
14
8.75
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
8.75
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
4.38
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.09

 REPLACE DOUBLED AND STITCHED SHAPED CHEEK STRAP ON WESTERN HEADSTALL
This repair involves replacing a 5/8" doubled and stitched shaped cheek strap

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.36
SQ FT BRIDLE OR SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
4.04
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.81
     MATERIALS COST
4.85
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.26
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
5.10

.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

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
22.00
27.10
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
24.75
29.85
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


27.50

32.60
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
30.25
35.35
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
33.00
38.10

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
MAKE UP PATTERN AND CUT
13.00
MAKE UP CHEEK ( GLUE AND STITCH ON BUCKLE )
11.00
EDGE, OIL OR DYE TO MATCH, APPLY TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
9.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
33.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.55

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
CHEEK STRAP  - 1 1/4" X 14"
1.25
14
35.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
35.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
17.50
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.36






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