Strip built vs. stitch and glue? build your own kayak? have you a few years ago i built a stitch and glue i’ve built a number of wood strip. Please explain the pro’s and con’s of stitch and glue vs. cedar strip construction. it is clear that s & g is quicker and probably makes a lighter boat, but beyond that?. A discussion forum on the subject of kayaks and other small boats. this bulletin board includes information about strip-built, stitch and glue, skin on frame and any.