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. It’s hard to pack much boat into 8 feet, but it’s still reasonable to expect decent stability, pleasing proportions, and good rowing performance.. The clc teardrop camper is built from high-quality okoume marine plywood in a simple slot-together female mold, stitch-and-glue style. in this system, you assemble.