Wooden kayak, canoe & row boat kits . pygmy wooden boat kits are lightweight, rugged & beautiful. we pride ourselves on our award-winning designs, excellent customer service, precision pre-cut panels and quality kits, which use only the highest grade of bs-1088 marine grade okoume plywood.for a list of everything that is included in a kit, click here.. Plans for building your own wooden kayak from scratch using the stitch-and-glue or cedar-strip method.. Recreational kayak plans. wider and more stable than touring kayaks. ideal for beginner paddlers and those who prefer stability over speed. intended quiet waters and slow to medium moving rivers..