Check these vids out if you have time. Part one was lost. That had the bulkhead setup and bottom plate forming. Might be some ideas there for you. There's still six or seven vids of the build. YouTube sailpalauutube user…"
"Alfred.....sweet boat! I know five guys personally who built 48' alum cats as first time aluminum welders and builders. Add me that makes six. Out of the six guys, three had never cruised or lived aboard. Us other three did have years of full…"
"Hi guys....I came across this thread and wanted to encourage anyone to explore aluminum use. It doesn't take any special skills beyond being able to cut a decent line and and handle power tools. The welding is easy if you have a decent setup…"
Jay is now a member of Wharram Builders and Friends