Stitch-and-glue construction, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building. this. Plans for building your own wooden kayak from scratch using the stitch-and-glue or cedar-strip method.. Using one of these boat plans, you will be able to build the boat you have dreamed of for years. these boat plans come in many variations and there are powerboats.