This directory includes all of the plans that are specifically designed for stitch and glue construction. the rc model x-1 is an inexpensive way to try out this. Traditional, double-paddle, and decked canoes that you can build. stitch and glue and strip-planked designs.. Hey mate, have a stitch and glue boat myself and have thought about doing it cheaper next time around. dont worry about marine grade ply because you are covering it.