Stitch-and-glue boatbuilding: how to build kayaks and other small boats [chris kulczycki] on amazon.com. *free* shipping on qualifying offers. in stitch-and-glue boatbuilding , one of the leading practitioners and teachers of the craft assembles the definitive how-to manual for the most popular method of amateur boatbuilding today. enlivened with tales of boat shop mishaps and designs gone bad. The quick and cost-effective way to build the boat of your dreams. in this much-anticipated second edition of the cutting-edge book on boatbuilding, pioneer sam devlin gives you the plans and expert advice you need to apply his highly developed, easy-to-use stitch-and-glue technique to a wide variety of boats ranging in size from 7 to 55 feet. this new and expanded edition of devlin’s stitch. Stitching. basically, stitch and glue boats are constructed by gluing panels of plywood together using epoxy resin and fiberglass. the stitching is used to hold the panels in place while the glue is applied and allowed to cure..