1805 george avenue annapolis, maryland 21401 usa © 2017 chesapeake light craft, llc all rights reserved. reproduction in whole or in part without written permission. Plans for building your own wooden kayak from scratch using the stitch-and-glue or cedar-strip method.. Intro: build a greenland kayak. this instructible will teach you how to build a 17 foot long greenland kayak that will weigh between 30 and 40 pounds and cost less.