Stitch-and-glue construction, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building. this. 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 me down several possible avenues….. Note: version 4.0 may 12, 2011 — added step 7 about a brief trimaran conversion for the everglades challenge. i talk more about sailing (and other things)….