Stitch-and-glue construction, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building. this. Denman marine specializes in custom wooden boat building and repair. we are also the sole manufacturer of chesapeake light craft kits in australia. we utilize both. Glossary of terms used in boatbuilding and boating. boat speak terms we use to describe our designs. this glossary was originally published in our webletters..