Chess Woods Limited produces two products: wooden chess pieces and wooden inlaid chess boards..
Chess Woods Limited produces two products: wooden chess pieces and wooden inlaid chess boards. Under their traditional cost system using one cost driver (direct manufacturing labor hours), the cost of a set of wooden chess pieces is $325.00. An analysis of the activities and their costs revealed that three cost drivers would be used under a new ABC system. These cost drivers would be equipment usage, storage area for the material, and type of woods used. The new cost of a set of chess pieces was determined to be $298.00 per set.