This directory includes all of the plans that are specifically designed for stitch and glue construction. the rc model x-1 is an inexpensive way to try out this. 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. The stitch and glue boatbuilding method is an easy way for a beginner to make a plywood boat. in a nutshell stitch and glue boatbuilding has 4 major steps..