Some builders prefer to build kayaks from plans, others would rather skip some of the prep work and dive right into the fun of kayak construction with a. 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: watch step-by-step videos of a stitch and glue kayak being built. all of our boat kits are built using stitch-and-glue construction..