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Dhow project
Bought a new FG fishing Dhow and am converting her to carry cargo...fast job...quick and dirty
looking forward early on in the chop work
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Cut through the bulk heads and starting to fabricate two longitudinal stringers
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The underside of the hatches
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This is a working boom mainly to deploy the tender
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I fabricated some mast and boom hardware...I don't weld SS very well but don't do to bad with regular metal
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Stone "clamps" hold down the FG panned laminated to the poop deck...this baby is rough!
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This is the section of the deck that was cut out to build the cargo hold..originaly was three separate insulated fish holds.
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Thats what I'm talking about
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More of the same cargo hatchs
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Came up with a cool way of doing the hatch handles that lets them nest
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Fitting cargo hatchs
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Sea trials
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On the way to launch
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This is how I made the boom and mast...polyurethane glue
Dhow plan
stern...pop deck
after cutting the deck for the new hold openning
fishing dhow before cutting deck out for cargo hold


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