Traditional, double-paddle, and decked canoes that you can build. stitch and glue and strip-planked designs.. Introduction. stitch and tape (or tack and tape) construction has been around now for some while – the mirror dinghy was one of the first examples and since then, the. Free plans from bateau.com free plans for a 14′ canoe. this boat uses only 2 sheets of plywood! the file includes a step by step tutorial on reading boat blueprints.