Thousands of builders have assembled chesapeake light craft’s stitch-and-glue boats from scratch. you might already have a stash of marine grade plywood and epoxy, or. Plans for building your own wooden kayak from scratch using the stitch-and-glue or cedar-strip method.. Complete kits for guillemot kayaks designs are supplied by chesapeake light craft. kayak kits and other boat kits include all the materials required to build your own.