Thousands of builders have assembled chesapeake light craft’s stitch-and-glue boats from scratch. you might already have a stash of marine grade plywood and epoxy, or. Stitch-and-glue construction, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building. this. Stitch&glue. sometimes called "tack and tape", in this building method, flat panels of plywood are cut out to specific shapes, then "stitched" together using wires.