The stitch and glue boatbuilding method is an easy way for a beginner to make a plywood boat. in a nutshell stitch and glue boatbuilding has 4 major steps.. Stitch-and-glue boatbuilding learn introductory and advanced modern plywood boatbuilding techniques suitable for heavy-duty boats. john harris—august 20–26. Michael storer boat design eureka 155 – pretty, lightweight, plywood, touring canoe – simple to build. stitch and glue boat plan length – 15’6" (4.73m).