What happens when stitch-and-glue boats get old? by john c. harris november, 2014 "stitch-and-glue" is a style of boatbuilding in which pre-fabricated plywood parts. Free plans for stitch and glue boatbuilding. many good free plywood contruction stitch and glue boat plan. stitch and glue plans are good wooden boat plans for beginners.. Basically, stitch and glue boats are constructed by gluing panels of plywood together using epoxy resin and fiberglass. the stitching is used to hold the panels in.