Intro: stich & glue plywood canoe. hi!i developed the urge to build my own canoe/kayak. it took a while to get the courage for the undertaking, and my research took. Free plans for stitch and glue boatbuilding. many good free plywood contruction stitch and glue boat plan. stitch and glue plans are good wooden boat plans for beginners.. A canoe is a lightweight narrow watercraft, typically pointed at both ends and open on top, propelled by one or more seated or kneeling paddlers facing the direction.