Stitch-and-glue construction, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building. this. Building a stitch & glue kayak – 14 articles this 14-part video walks you through every step in the construction of a wooden chesapeake 16 kayak.. Glossary of terms used in boatbuilding and boating. boat speak terms we use to describe our designs. this glossary was originally published in our webletters..