Wooden kayak, canoe & row boat kits . pygmy wooden boat kits are lightweight, rugged & beautiful. we pride ourselves on our award-winning designs, excellent customer. Fast-g stitch and glue plywood. this quick and easy boatbuilding method consists of plywood planking panels cut to shape from full-size patterns which are “stitched. In this segment, john harris introduces us to the chesapeake 16 kayak. this 14-part video walks you through every step in the construction of a chesapeake.