Wooden kayak, canoe & row boat kits . pygmy wooden boat kits are lightweight, rugged & beautiful. we pride ourselves on our award-winning designs, excellent customer. Building a stitch & glue kayak – 14 articles this 14-part video walks you through every step in the construction of a wooden chesapeake 16 kayak.. Large storage compartments will absorb enough gear and water for long, unsupported expeditions. cockpits are large and easy to pad out for a custom fit..