MEANS: Concrete p.9

Boats:

Production Methods:

Hanging Skeleton

Popular in professional boat yards and with DIY boat builders alike this is the most common method of building a concrete boat and is not unlike the building of a steel or wooden boat.This method was used in making the 57-foot Noidea in 2003 and is detailed at: How To Build a Ferro-Cement Boat in Easy(?) Stages

USAID- inverted mold

U.S. NAVY: FERRO-CEMENT, BOAT BUILDING:
"This is a record of the building of ten 42-ft.
fishing boats in the Bahamas. It illustrates the
methods, equipment and organization required
to construct ten ferro-cement boats on a remotely
situated beach, with relatively unskilled labor...."

Finishing:

Finishing Cement boats is much like other boats as long as positions for fittings, mechanicals, etc. have been accounted for in the initial forn, including steel substructures.

Alternative methods:
Sand (inverted self-supporting aggregate: see following pages