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ENGLISH TACK REPAIRS
STIRRUP LEATHERS
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 REPLACE BUCKLE ON ENGLISH SADDLE STIRRUP LEATHER
This repair involves replacing the buckle on a stirrup leather for an  English saddle.

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
APPROPRIATE REPLACEMENT STIRRUP LEATHER BUCKLE
2.07
2.07
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.41
     MATERIALS COST
2.48
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.13
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
2.61

.63

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
25.20
27.81
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 45.00 PER HOUR
28.35
30.96
    HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME

31.50
34.11
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 55.00 PER HOUR
34.65
37.26
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
37.80
40.41

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
REMOVE OLD BUCKLE AND PICK THREADS
14.00
RE-ALIGN ALL THE OLD HOLES, TACK UP
2.00
REPLACE BUCKLE AND RE-STITCH
(YOUR STITCH TIME WILL BE ON THE LONGER END OF THE TIME ALLOTTED IF THERE ARE THREE ROWS OF STITCHING OR ONLY TWO)
21.00
TAP STITCHES FLAT
1.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
38.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.63

 RE-STITCH STIRRUP LEATHERS
This repair involves re-stitching stirrup leathers by hand ( each leather).

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

.63

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
25.20
26.46
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 45.00 PER HOUR
28.35
29.61
    HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME

31.50
32.76
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 55.00 PER HOUR
34.65
35.91
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
37.80
39.06

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
REMOVE BUCKLE AND PICK THREADS
14.00
RE-ALIGN ALL THE OLD HOLES, TACK UP
2.00
RE-STITCH
(YOUR STITCH TIME WILL BE ON THE LONGER END OF THE TIME ALLOTTED IF THERE ARE THREE ROWS OF STITCHING OR ONLY TWO)
21.00
TAP STITCHES FLAT
1.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
38.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
0.63



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