The pygmy taiga wilderness tripper is a classic wooden canoe. build your own canoe with our stitch and glue kit! construction is a snap with no prior woodworking. Water rat – a handy paddle ski with storage – stitch & glue: periwinkle – 17′ sail/row/power boat – glued lapstrake: first mate – 15′ sail/row/power beachcruiser. Following swedish small boat designer/buider/sailor sven yrvind’s blog has given me confidence to consider building my boat of a foam core glass fibre sandwich.