Stitch-and-glue construction, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building. this. You are here information / boat building – making kayaks, canoes, and small boats / free boat building videos – stitch and glue, & strip built. How many cedar strips will i need? hybrid decks – how to build a kayak with a cedar strip deck: petrel build: 01 making the forms petrel build: 02 milling.