Canoe, kayak, and other boat plans for the amateur boat builder.. How to build a plywood boat. building your own plywood (stitch and glue) boat is a low cost and light weight alternative to spending $10,000+ on an expensive. How to choose between our fast build quick canoes and our classic eureka canoes. quick canoe 155 – a simple plywood canoe – plans $30. length – 4.7m (15ft 6ins).