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ENGLISH TACK REPAIRS
BROWBAND
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 REPLACE FLAT BROWBAND ON ENGLISH BRIDLE
This repair involves replacing a flat browband on an English bridle
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
BRIDLE LEATHER STRAP
(WIDTH WILL VARY FROM 1/2-3/4 DEPENDING ON WIDTH OF CROWN STRAP)
9.59
1.53
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.31
     MATERIALS COST
1.84
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.10
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
1.94

.82

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
32.80
34.74
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 45.00 PER HOUR
36.90
38.84
    HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME

41.00
42.94
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
45.10
47.04
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
49.20
51.14

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
CUT OUT STRAP      
3.00
DAMPEN AND CREASE STRAP
6.00
BEVEL STRAP, DYE, AND POLISH EDGE
15.00
LAP SKIVE BOTH ENDS
2.00
MARK STITCHES, TACK UP, AND STITCH BOTH ENDS     
23.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
49.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.82

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
BRIDLE LEATHER STRAP
(WIDTH WILL VARY FROM 1/2-3/4 DEPENDING ON WIDTH OF CROWN STRAP)
.625
24
15.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
15.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
7.50
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.16

 REPLACE FLAT BROWBAND WITH FOLDED LEATHER PADDING ON ENGLISH BRIDLE
This repair involves replacing a flat browband with a folded leather padding on an English bridle
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
BRIDLE LEATHER STRAP (WIDTH WILL VARY FROM 1/2-3/4 DEPENDING ON WIDTH OF CROWN STRAP
9.59
1.53
.20
2-3 OZ UPHOLSTERY LEATHER FOR PADDING. PIECE IS ABOUT 12-14 X APPROX. 1 1/2 WIDE)
3.95
0.79
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.31
     MATERIALS COST
2.63
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.14
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
2.77

.98

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
39.20
41.97
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 45.00 PER HOUR
44.10
46.87
    HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME

49.00
51.77
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
53.90
56.67
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
58.80
61.57

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
CUT OUT BRIDLE LEATHER MAIN STRAP     
3.00
CUT OUT UPHOLSTERY LEATHER PIECE
3.00
FOLD AND CEMENT PADDED PORTION
7.00
DAMPEN AND CREASE BRIDLE LEATHER  STRAP
6.00
BEVEL STRAP, DYE, AND POLISH EDGE
15.00
LAP SKIVE BOTH ENDS OF BRIDLE LEATHER STRAP
2.00
FOLD LOOPS ON EACH END OF MAIN STRAP, CEMENT DOWN, AND CEMENT PADDING TO FLESH SIDE OF BRIDLE LEATHER STRAP
10.00
MACHINE STITCH TO MATCH BRIDLE
13.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
59.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.98

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
BRIDLE LEATHER STRAP (WIDTH WILL VARY FROM 1/2-3/4 DEPENDING ON WIDTH OF CROWN STRAP
.625
24
15.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
15.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
7.50
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.16

NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
2-3 OZ UPHOLSTERY LEATHER FOR PADDING. PIECE IS ABOUT 12-14 X APPROX. 1 1/2 WIDE)
1.5
13
19.50
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
19.50
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
9.75
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.20



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