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 REPLACE FALLDOWN STAPLE ON ENGLISH SADDLE WITH FOAM/FELT PANEL CONSTRUCTION
This repair involves replacing a falldown staple on an English saddle with foam/felt panels.
There are some saddles that may need to be opened from the rear and this will increase your 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
FALLDOWN STAPLE
2.16
2.16
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.43
     MATERIALS COST
2.59
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.14
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
2.73

1.10

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
44.00
46.73
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00 PER HOUR
49.50
52.23
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


55.00

57.73
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 55.00 PER HOUR
60.50
63.23
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
66.00
68.73

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
UNSTITCH POMMEL, REMOVE LACING FROM PANEL AND FLAP, AND DROP PANEL IN FRONT
16.00
REMOVE OLD STAPLE AND INSTALL NEW STAPLE
 (If both the falldown staples are to be replaced double time)
10.00
RE-LACE PANEL AND FLAP
27.00
RE-LACE POMMEL
13.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
66.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
1.10

 REPLACE FALLDOWN STAPLE ON ENGLISH SADDLE WITH TRADITIONALLY MADE FLOCKED PANELS
This repair involves replacing a falldown staple on an English saddle with traditionally made flocked panels.

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
FALLDOWN STAPLE
2.16
2.16
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.43
     MATERIALS COST
2.59
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.14
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
2.73

1.02

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
40.80
43.53
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00 PER HOUR
45.90
48.63
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


51.00

53.73
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 55.00 PER HOUR
56.10
58.83
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
61.20
63.93

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
UNSTITCH POMMEL
6.00
REMOVE OLD STAPLE AND INSTALL NEW STAPLE
(If both the falldown staples are to be replaced double time)
10.00
RE-LACE POMMEL
45.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
61.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
1.02


 REPLACE HEAD NAIL STAPLE ON ENGLISH SADDLE WITH FOAM/FELT PANEL CONSTRUCTION
This repair involves replacing a head nail staple on an English saddle with foam/felt panels.
There are some saddles that may need to be opened from the rear and this will increase your 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
HEAD NAIL STAPLE
1.64
1.64
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.33
     MATERIALS COST
1.97
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.10
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
2.07

1.10

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
44.00
46.07
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00 PER HOUR
49.50
51.57
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


55.00

57.07
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 55.00 PER HOUR
60.50
62.57
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
66.00
68.07

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
UNSTITCH POMMEL, REMOVE LACING FROM PANEL AND FLAP, AND DROP PANEL IN FRONT
16.00
REMOVE OLD STAPLE AND INSTALL NEW STAPLE
(If both the head nail staples  are to be replaced double time)
10.00
RE-LACE PANEL AND FLAP
27.00
RE-LACE POMMEL
13.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
66.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
1.10

 REPLACE HEAD NAIL STAPLE ON ENGLISH SADDLE WITH TRADITIONALLY MADE FLOCKED PANELS
This repair involves replacing a head nail staple on an English saddle with traditionally made flocked panels.

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
HEAD NAIL STAPLE
1.64
1.64
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.33
     MATERIALS COST
1.97
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.10
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
2.07

1.02

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
40.80
42.87
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00 PER HOUR
45.90
47.97
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


51.00

53.07
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 55.00 PER HOUR
56.10
58.17
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
61.20
63.27

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
UNSTITCH POMMEL
6.00
REMOVE OLD STAPLE AND INSTALL NEW STAPLE
(If both the head nail staples are to be replaced double time)
10.00
RE-LACE POMMEL
45.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
61.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
1.02



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