Stitch-and-glue construction, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building. this. Building a stitch & glue kayak – 14 articles this 14-part video walks you through every step in the construction of a wooden chesapeake 16 kayak.. Here is the story of the building of my skerry boat "cricket". it’s a 15 feet sailing dinghy called a skerry. it it is rigged with a squarish sail called a sprit sail.