Building a stitch & glue kayak: video. this 14-part video walks you through every step in the construction of a wooden chesapeake 16 kayak. handsome, straightforward. Stitch-and-glue boat building, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building.. Stitch-and-glue: watch step-by-step videos of a stitch and glue kayak being built. all of our boat kits are built using stitch-and-glue construction..