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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Artists and musician Ken Butler transforms all kinds of objects into playable instruments.

Bought by WABE, KALW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 27, 2014
  • Length: 13:13
  • Purchases: 3
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Destination DIY host Julie Sabatier tells a story live on stage about that time she cooked potatoes for her Idaho in-laws.

Bought by Boise State Public Radio and KPIK-LP


  • Added: Nov 27, 2014
  • Length: 13:13
  • Purchases: 2
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Destination DIY teamed up with the Life of the Law podcast to examine the legal grey area occupied by the sharing economy and how different cities ...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 20:40
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Butchering your own meat has become, for lack of a better word, kinda trendy. But it's also a basic survival skill that dates back to the stone age.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 26:07
  • Purchases: 1
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
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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
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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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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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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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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
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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Raising vegetables and livestock surrounded by surburban neighbors.

Bought by HCC Radio The Dragon


  • Added: Sep 06, 2008
  • Length: 07:22
  • Purchases: 1