Traditional, double-paddle, and decked canoes that you can build. stitch and glue and strip-planked designs.. Tuition: $800. note: this is a five-day course ending friday afternoon. the “stitch-and-glue” construction method is the easiest way to build a boat, as tens of. Intro: build a greenland kayak. this instructible will teach you how to build a 17 foot long greenland kayak that will weigh between 30 and 40 pounds and cost less.