Wooden kayak, canoe & row boat kits . pygmy wooden boat kits are lightweight, rugged & beautiful. we pride ourselves on our award-winning designs, excellent customer. Stitch-and-glue construction, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building.. Paste or wood powder and epoxy filler. the seams can then be glassed over with fiberglass and resin. however, if you seal only one side of the wood, it will still absorb.