Building a stitch & glue kayak – 14 articles this 14-part video walks you through every step in the construction of a wooden chesapeake 16 kayak.. Solid wood for boatbuilding. have you looked for good, clear lumber lately? you’re apt to be frustrated. i’m continually grateful that stitch-and-glue boats. The tango skiffs were designed to be easy to build, lightweight, low-power planing skiff. these boats are built from marine plywood using the stitch and glue method..