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. Intro: stitch and glue kayak. 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. Basically, stitch and glue boats are constructed by gluing panels of plywood together using epoxy resin and fiberglass. the stitching is used to hold the panels in.