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 LIGHT ROPER STYLE BREAST COLLAR

A basic light roper style doubled and stitched contoured center ring breast collar.  This breast collar tapers from 1 3/4" to 1 1/4" with 3/4" rig straps and cinch strap.



MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
2.23
SQ FT MEDIUM SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
25.02
3
3/4" #999 SS ROLLER BUCKLES
0.43
1.29
2
1 1/4"  SS WELDED DEES
0.63
1.26
1
1 3/4" SS WELDED RING
0.71
0.71
1
3/4" #200 SS SPRING SNAP
2.16
2.16
1
3/4" X ½" SS TUCK LOOP     
0.16
0.16
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
5.00
     MATERIALS COST
35.60
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
1.87
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
37.48

1.31

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM

 { 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 TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
52.40
89.88
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
58.95
96.43
     HOURS OF LABOR AT  A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


65.50

102.98
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
72.05
109.53
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
78.60
116.08

TIMES   Based on average  for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES
(minutes)
CUT AND LEVEL ( SPLIT)
9.00
CUT TO SIZE, MARK HOLES FOR BUCKLES, SKIVE, AND FINISH ENDS
5.00
MAKE-UP BREAST COLLAR BODY
20.00
MAKE-UP PINCH GUARD
5.00
EDGE, TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
12.00
MAKE-UP TUCK LOOPS
5.50
MAKE-UP RIG STRAPS
10.00
MAKE-UP CINCH BUCKLE STRAP
4.75
ASSEMBLE
7.50
     TOTAL MINUTES
78.75
     TOTAL HOURS
1.31

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
TOP BODY - CUT WITH A PATTERN OR CLICKER DIE - APPROX 2" X 22"
2
22
88.00
2
BOTTOM BODY - CUT WITH A PATTERN OR CLICKER DIE - APPROX 2 ½" X 15"
2.5
15
75.00
1
PINCH GUARD - CUT WITH A PATTERN OR  CLICKER DIE - APPROX 3" X 6"
3
6
18.00
2
RIG STRAPS - 3/4" X 26"
.75
26
39.00
1
CINCH STRAP - 3/4" X 26"
.75
26
19.50
1
CINCH BUCKLE STRAP - 3/4" X 12"
.75
12
9.00
7
3/4" LEATHER KEEPERS STRAPS - ½" X 2 1/2"
.5
2.5
8.75
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
257.25
          25% WASTE SQ INCHES
64.31
               TOTAL SQ FT
2.23

 MEDIUM ROPER STYLE BREAST COLLAR

A basic medium roper style doubled and stitched contoured center ring breast collar.  This breast collar tapers from 2 1/2" to 1 1/2" with 3/4" rig straps and cinch strap.



MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
3.60
SQ FT MEDIUM SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
40.39
2
1" #999 SS ROLLER BUCKLES
0.71
1.42
1
3/4" #999 SS ROLLER BUCKLE
0.43
0.43
2
1 1/2"  SS WELDED DEES
0.91
1.82
1
2"  SS WELDED RING
0.87
0.87
1
3/4" #200 SS SPRING SNAP
2.16
2.16
1
3/4" X ½" SS TUCK LOOP     
0.16
0.16
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
8.08
     MATERIALS COST
55.33
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
2.91
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
58.24

1.31

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM

 { 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 TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
52.40
110.64
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
58.95
117.19
     HOURS OF LABOR AT  A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


65.50

123.74
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
72.05
130.29
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
78.60
136.84

 TIMES Based on average  for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES
(minutes)
CUT AND LEVEL ( SPLIT)
9.00
CUT TO SIZE, MARK HOLES FOR BUCKLES, SKIVE, AND FINISH ENDS
5.00
MAKE-UP BREAST COLLAR BODY
20.00
MAKE-UP PINCH GUARD
5.00
EDGE, TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
12.00
MAKE-UP TUCK LOOPS
5.50
MAKE-UP RIG STRAPS
10.00
MAKE-UP CINCH BUCKLE STRAP
4.75
ASSEMBLE
7.50
     TOTAL MINUTES
78.75
     TOTAL HOURS
1.31

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
TOP BODY -CUT WITH A PATTERN OR CLICKER DIE - APPROX 4" X 24"
4
24
192.00
2
BOTTOM BODY - CUT WITH A PATTERN OR CLICKER DIE - APPROX 3 1/4" X 16"
3.25
16
104.00
1
PINCH GUARD - CUT WITH A CLICKER DIE - APPROX 3" X 6 1/4"
3
6.25
18.75
2
RIG STRAPS - 1" X 30"
1.
30
60.00
1
CINCH STRAP - 3/4" X 27"
.75
27
20.25
1
CINCH BUCKLE STRAP - 3/4" X 12"
.75
12
9.00
7
1" LEATHER KEEPERS STRAPS - ½" X 3"
.5
3
10.50
1
3/4" LEATHER KEEPERS STRAPS - ½" X 2 1/2"
.5
2.5
414.50
          25% WASTE SQ INCHES
103.63
               TOTAL SQ FT
3.60
 HEAVY ROPER STYLE BREAST COLLAR

A basic heavy roper style doubled and stitched contoured center ring breast collar.  This breast collar tapers from 3" to 2 1/2" with 1" rig straps and cinch strap.



MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
4.13
SQ FT MEDIUM SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
46.34
3
1" #999 SS ROLLER BUCKLES
0.71
2.13
2
1 3/4"  SS WELDED DEES
0.96
1.92
1
2 1/2"  SS WELDED RING
1.03
1.03
1
1" #200 SS SPRING SNAP
2.40
2.40
1
1" X ½" SS TUCK LOOP     
0.16
0.16
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
9.27
     MATERIALS COST
63.25
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
3.33
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
66.58

1.31

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM

 { 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 TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
52.40
118.98
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
58.95
125.53
     HOURS OF LABOR AT  AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


65.50

132.08
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
72.05
138.63
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
78.60
145.18

TIMES   Based on average  for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES
(minutes)
CUT AND LEVEL ( SPLIT)
9.00
CUT TO SIZE, MARK HOLES FOR BUCKLES, SKIVE, AND FINISH ENDS
5.00
MAKE-UP BREAST COLLAR BODY
20.00
MAKE-UP PINCH GUARD
5.00
EDGE, TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
12.00
MAKE-UP TUCK LOOPS
5.50
MAKE-UP RIG STRAPS
10.00
MAKE-UP CINCH BUCKLE STRAP
4.75
ASSEMBLE
7.50
     TOTAL MINUTES
78.75
     TOTAL HOURS
1.31

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
TOP BODY - CUT WITH A PATTERN OR CLICKER DIE - APPROX 4 1/2" X 24"
4.5
24
216.00
2
BOTTOM BODY - CUT WITH A PATTERN OR CLICKER DIE - APPROX 4" X 16 1/2"
4
16.5
132.00
1
PINCH GUARD - CUT WITH A PATTERN OR  CLICKER DIE - APPROX 3" X 6"
3
6
18.00
2
RIG STRAPS - 1" X 30"
1
30
60.00
1
CINCH STRAP - 1" X 27"
1
27
27.00
1
CINCH BUCKLE STRAP - 1" X 12"
1
12
12.00
7
1" LEATHER KEEPERS STRAPS - ½" X 3"               
.5
3
10.50
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
475.50
          25% WASTE SQ INCHES
118.88
               TOTAL SQ FT
4.13

 HEAVY ROPER STYLE BREAST COLLAR WITH TWO TUGS PER SIDE
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
4.73
SQ FT MEDIUM SKIRTING LEATHER
11.22
53.07
5
1" #999 SS ROLLER BUCKLES
0.71
3.55
2
1 3/4" SS WELDED DEES
0.96
1.92
1
2 1/2" SS WELDED RING
1.03
1.03
1
1" #200 SS SPRING SNAP
2.40
2.40
1
1" X ½" SS TUCK LOOP     
0.16
0.16
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
10.61
     MATERIALS COST
72.74
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
3.83
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
76.57

1.45

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM

 { 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 TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
58.00
134.57
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
65.25
141.82
     HOURS OF LABOR AT  AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


72.50

149.07
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
79.75
156.32
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED TO MANUFACTURE ITEM AT A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
87.00
163.57

 TIMES   Based on average   for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES
(minutes)
CUT AND LEVEL ( SPLIT)
9.00
CUT TO SIZE, MARK HOLES FOR BUCKLES, SKIVE, AND FINISH ENDS
5.00
MAKE-UP BREAST COLLAR BODY
20.00
MAKE-UP PINCH GUARD
5.00
EDGE, TOP COAT, AND DYE EDGES
12.00
MAKE-UP TUCK LOOPS
5.50
MAKE-UP RIG STRAPS
18.00
MAKE-UP CINCH BUCKLE STRAP
4.75
ASSEMBLE
7.50
     TOTAL MINUTES
86.75
     TOTAL HOURS
1.45

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
2
TOP BODY - CUT WITH A PATTERN OR CLICKER DIE - APPROX 4 1/2" X 24"
4.5
24
216.00
2
BOTTOM BODY - CUT WITH A PATTERN OR CLICKER DIE - APPROX 4" X 16 1/2"
4
16.5
132.00
1
PINCH GUARD - CUT WITH A PATTERN OR  CLICKER DIE - APPROX 3" X 6"
3
6
18.00
4
RIG STRAPS - 1" X 30"
1
30
120.00
1
CINCH STRAP - 1" X 27"
1
27
27.00
1
CINCH BUCKLE STRAP - 1" X 12"
1
12
12.00
13
1" LEATHER KEEPERS STRAPS - ½" X 3"               
.5
3
19.50
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
544.50
          25% WASTE SQ INCHES
136.13
               TOTAL SQ FT
4.73


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