The strength of the lapstitchtm joint is such that the designs require comparatively little fiberglass or fillet work, making them especially easy to build. our. Stitch-and-glue boat building, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building.. Intro: stitch and glue kayak. although i had never actually kayaked before, one day i decided to make a stitch and glue kayak. for a non-kayaker i’m not sure why, but.