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

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Julie Sabatier tells the story of her worm composting bin that turned out to be a stinky, DIY disaster.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 09:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Terry Lyman thought she'd try taxidermy, but she quickly realized she was in over her head.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Regretsy describes itself as ""where DIY meets WTF." The silliest, grossest and most overpriced items listed on the online store Etsy are featured ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Moving all your belongings by bike might sound crazy, but if enough people get involved, it can be both fun and efficient.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tiny house living requires a minimalist approach., Credit: Califia Suntree
This episode features stories about projects that might seem impossible at first: tiny house construction, moving by bike, "hacking" reality, and h...

Bought by XRAY.fm and KPVL


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Before it was called DIY or even “do it yourself,” self-sufficiency had value. Our parents and grandparents called it “making do.” This episode exp...

Bought by WYSO, XRAY.fm, KUT, and Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This episode covers a variety of topics including medicine, music, an unconventional road trip and summer camp for grownups. Program Directors: ple...

Bought by XRAY.fm and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Mar 03, 2013
  • Length: 01:29:40
  • Purchases: 2
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Conversations with people who take a DIY approach to science and to life: DIY biologists working to democratize the lab, a single mom who says some...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KUT, KUOW, WYSO, and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Apr 19, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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All about do-it-yourself projects gone wrong.

Bought by XRAY.fm, KUOW, WYSO, WRVO Public Media, KUT and more


  • Added: Feb 19, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Shiro plums picked by the Portland Fruit Tree Project (after this photo was taken)
Doing it Ourselves: What it really takes to work, play and live together. ***This show aired on Oregon Public Broadcasting as part of a series of 5...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WRVO Public Media, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KLCC, KUT and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Representing Yourself is a DIY project we do in all kinds of ways — in job interviews, on stage, in court and through visual art such as self-portr...

Bought by WMMT, XRAY.fm, WRVO Public Media, KUT, WYSO and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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We depend on all kinds of secular and spiritual rituals to mark the ends and beginnings of things. Sometimes this means following a long-standing t...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WRVO Public Media, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WYSO, WRVO Public Media and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Local currency, bartering on the playground and other ways of looking at money through a DIY lens. ***This show aired on Oregon Public Broadcasting...

Bought by KGNU, XRAY.fm, WRVO Public Media, WYSO, and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Apr 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: One of Emily Martin's paintings, Credit: Emily Martin/The Black Apple
Inventors, builders, butchers, artists talk about the projects that inspire them to point and say with pride, “I made that!” ***This show aired on...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WRVO Public Media, WYSO, KUT, and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Apr 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:09
  • Purchases: 5
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The story of one woman's improbable journey from the gym to the boxing ring.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 16:05
Caption: Hjalmar Hvam was a champion ski jumper., Credit: courtesy of the Oregon Historical Society
A Norwegian immigrant in Oregon invented the first quick-release ski binding, which made skiing safer and more appealing.

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 16:51
  • Purchases: 2
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When you’re sick, looking up symptoms online is not always the best idea. But if you have a disease that’s poorly understood and often overlooked b...

Bought by KSFR and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 13:15
  • Purchases: 2
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Three stories about inventors who have done some pretty amazing things before even graduating from high school. From cats to semiconductors, these ...

Bought by WTJU and KALW


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 13:47
  • Purchases: 2
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A meditation on relationships as DIY projects: The great thing — and the scary thing — about relationships is that you get to make it all up as you...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 23, 2014
  • Length: 19:34
  • Purchases: 1
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A mother and a nurse created a device to help other breast-feeding moms.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 22:32
  • Purchases: 1