Stitch-and-glue construction, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building. this. Although i had never actually kayaked before, one day i decided to make a stitch and glue kayak. for a non-kayaker i’m not sure why, but it had to do with a rowing. Stitch and glue boatbuilding method using epoxy is a fast and easy way for a beginners to make a plywood boat.