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 INSTALL OR REPLACE LOOP ON NOSEBAND OF ENGLISH BRIDLE FOR FLASH STRAP
This repair involves installing or replacing the flash loop on the noseband of 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
1
MINIMUM CHARGE
1.00
1.00
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.20
     MATERIALS COST
1.20
5%PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.06
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
1.26

.57

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
22.80
24.06
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 45.00 PER HOUR
25.65
26.91
    HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME

28.50
29.76
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 55.00 PER HOUR
31.35
32.61
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
34.20
35.46

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
SLICE OPEN LAYERS OF NOSEBAND, MAKING PLACE FOR NEW LOOP
13.00
FORM LOOP TO FIT FLASH STRAP, SKIVE, INSERT INTO NOSEBAND LAYERS
7.00
RE-ALIGN ALL THE OLD HOLES, TACK UP
2.00
RE-STITCH TWO ROWS OF STITCHING
11.00
RUN OVER STITCHES WITH OVERSTITCHER TO MAKE NEW STITCHES RESEMBLE OLD
1.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
34.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.57

 INSTALL OR REPLACE FLASH NOSE BAND STRAP ON ENGLISH BRIDLE
This repair involves installing or replacing the flash nose band strap on an English bridle.
NOTE: The flash nose band strap is normally either ½" or 5/8" wide.
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.20
SQ FT BRIDLE LEATHER TO MATCH BRIDLE
9.59
1.92
1
BUCKLE THAT MATCHES BUCKLES ON BRIDLE
0.51
0.51
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.38
     MATERIALS COST
2.81
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.15
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
2.96

.88

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
35.20
38.16
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 45.00 PER HOUR
39.60
42.56
    HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME

44.00
46.96
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
48.40
51.36
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
52.80
55.76

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
CUT OUT STRAP AND LOOP STOCK LENGTHS
5.00
DAMPEN AND CREASE STRAP
3.00
BEVEL STRAP, DYE, AND POLISH EDGE
11.00
LAP SKIVE AND PUNCH BUCKLE SLOT
2.00
STITCH, BLOCK, AND CREASE RUNNING LOOP. ALLOW TO DRY
7.00
MARK STITCHES, TACK UP, AND STITCH BUCKLE AND FIXED LOOP IN
22.00
BLOCK LOOP
1.00
MARK AND REVERSE PUNCH HOLES
2.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
53.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.88



MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
1
STRAP  - 5/8" X 30"   
.625
30
18.75
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
18.75
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
9.38
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.20



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