Destination DIY

Series produced by Rendered

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Destination DIY is the previous incarnation of Rendered — a radio show about all kinds of creativity, taking the DIY lens beyond crafts and home improvement.

NOTE TO PROGRAM DIRECTORS: Hour-long episodes of "Destination DIY" aired on Oregon Public Broadcasting in a twice-weekly time slot rotating with The Moth and Radio Lab Saturdays at noon and Wednesdays at 8 p.m.

Destination DIY is the previous incarnation of Rendered — a radio show about all kinds of creativity, taking the DIY lens beyond crafts and home improvement.


64 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Children have their own kind of oral history in the form of rhymes and handclapping games that are passed down from generation to generation. What ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 06:13
  • Purchases: 2
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A labyrinth is a circular path that leads to a center. Walking a labyrinth is an ancient ritual that pre-dates religion. Eunice Schroeder found a n...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KUOW, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 03:52
  • Purchases: 3
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When Katie Perkins adopted 10-year-old Tajenae out of foster care, they created a ritual to mark the occasion.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 05:46
  • Purchases: 1
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A mother struggles to represent herself in a custody dispute when she runs out of money to pay her lawyer.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 23, 2011
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Raising vegetables and livestock surrounded by surburban neighbors.

Bought by HCC Radio The Dragon


  • Added: Sep 06, 2008
  • Length: 07:22
  • Purchases: 1
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Backyard chicken farmers give a guided tour of their coops.

Bought by WTIP, New Hampshire Public Radio, The Nature Podcast, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 06, 2008
  • Length: 05:35
  • Purchases: 4
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City-dwellers raising plants and animals while holding down a day job.

Bought by KZYX and KUT


  • Added: Sep 01, 2008
  • Length: 28:10
  • Purchases: 2
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An exploration of human-powered transportation.

Bought by KGNU, XRAY.fm, KMXT, XRAY.fm, KUT and more


  • Added: Jul 16, 2008
  • Length: 27:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Can gender be a do-it-yourself project?

Bought by KVSC, KUER, XRAY.fm, KUT, and WSCS-FM


  • Added: Jun 27, 2008
  • Length: 28:07
  • Purchases: 5
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brewing beer in the driveway

Bought by WABE, KUT, KUOW, New Hampshire Public Radio, and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: May 17, 2008
  • Length: 07:34
  • Purchases: 5
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Sometimes DIY isn't the best way to go...and it can lead to disaster.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 03:59
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It's called the Looplore Experiment and it's partially funded through Kickstarter donations. This weekend-long "camp" revolves around arts and craf...

Bought by Boise State Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Destination DIY producer Alex Johnson has the story of a one-woman restaurant where customers can't help but feel like a part of the family.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 04:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jaymee and her fish tank, Credit: Alex Johnson, Destination DIY
Destination DIY producer Jaymee Cuti shares some stories of home aquariums gone wrong.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Julie Sabatier interviews Dr. Peter Goodwin, who was instrumental in creating Oregon's "Death with Dignity" law (sometimes referred to as "assisted...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 17:46
  • Purchases: 1
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There’s a growing trend of micro medical practices where doctors do it all from taking your blood pressure to billing your insurance. Julie Sabatie...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 07:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Cindi Swingen chose to take on parenthood by herself. Her two children have the same father — a man none them know who donated sperm at a local cli...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 16:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Destination DIY producer Jaymee Cuti takes on the delicate topic of at-home abortion, which typically means ingesting a pill or an herb that will c...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Chris Ballew knows what it's like to be a rock star. (His band Presidents of the United States of America made it big in the 1990s.) But he's gone ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A dahlia from Julie's wedding garden, Credit: Inger Klekacz
Destination DIY host Julie Sabatier talks about growing her own wedding flowers.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 1