Introducing the "stitch and glue" and "hybrid" kit. it has been a long time of anticipation and much inquiry from builders about kits, fortunately. Traditional, double-paddle, and decked canoes that you can build. stitch and glue and strip-planked designs.. What happens when stitch-and-glue boats get old? by john c. harris november, 2014 "stitch-and-glue" is a style of boatbuilding in which pre-fabricated plywood parts.