Stitch-and-glue construction, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building. this. Strip built petrel sea kayak building videos. the following videos show details of how a strip built petrel is made: milling cedar strips for a bookmatched petrel. If you would like further information on our launches please a day spent on a classic launch or dayboat is a wonderful experience not easily forgotten..