Boat building – making kayaks, canoes, and small boats. boat building – making kayaks, canoes, and small boats. "stitch and glue" and "skin on frame".. … i like stitch-and-glue as a building method for boats! this boat was designed to be built using plank-on-frame carvel construction, stitch n glue:. … it has come to mean a skin on frame kayak of my brother eric describes the building of his stitch and glue for skin on frame or "baidarka" building.