Canoe and kayak building plans via stitch and glue and wood strip build method.. Updated 02/06/16. stapleless stripping when you work on your boat you spend most of the time with your nose about three inches from the boat. you see those staple. Okoume faces & core, 48" x 96", 1.3 mm face veneers (before sanding.) equal or nearly equal laminations. water and boil proof (wbp) glue. color is light brown to pink.