Building a stitch & glue kayak: video. this 14-part video walks you through every step in the construction of a wooden chesapeake 16 kayak. handsome, straightforward. Stitch-and-glue boat building, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building.. 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.