Strip-built (sb) and stitch & glue (s&g) are not the only methods to home-build a kayak but are the ones i know. there are also several methods of constructing. The jupiter point series of kayak designs are intended as easy-to-build, fun-to-paddle, versatile collection of kayaks. with a simple 3-panel hull and unique 3-panel…. The 42" plywood "hybrid" stitch & glue kayak kit has been remastered and better than ever. added a rudder and a helpful sheer clamp. very easy to build in a 1/3 of.