Intro: stitch and glue kayak. although i had never actually kayaked before, one day i decided to make a stitch and glue kayak. for a non-kayaker i’m not sure why, but. With these few simple stitch and glue techniques anyone with a modicum of commonsense can build a wooden boat quickly and easily with plywood and epoxy.. Stitch-and-glue construction, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building. this.