01: introduction to building a stitch & glue kayak 02: history & basics of stitch and glue boatbuilding 03: beginning assembly of a stitch and glue. 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 it had to do with a rowing. 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.