Building a stitch & glue kayak: video. this 14-part video walks you through every step in the construction of a wooden chesapeake 16 kayak. handsome, straightforward. By john c. harris december 2013. on a rainy and strangely warm sunday in december 2013, we launched a matched pair of the harris-designed outrigger junior designs.. Building your own boat with wharram designs is the easiest and most cost effective way to fulfil your sailing dreams. wharram self-build boat plans start from only £100..