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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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Take an audio tour of a crawl space turned gallery.

Bought by WFIU


  • Added: Apr 19, 2008
  • Length: 08:16
  • Purchases: 1
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A documentary exploring the benefits and challenges of showing art in unusual spaces and walking the line between vandalism and public art.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KUER


  • Added: Apr 19, 2008
  • Length: 28:32
  • Purchases: 2
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A documentary about the healing power of art

Bought by KGNU and KPFA


  • Added: Mar 25, 2008
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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voices of girls and women at the Rock Block after school program

Bought by KUOW, KUNM, and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Mar 15, 2007
  • Length: 11:26
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Karin Parramore's tiny house, Credit: Califia Suntree
Destination DIY producer Califia Suntree spoke to two women who built their own tiny houses about living a minimalist lifestyle. The houses are bot...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 07:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Destination DIY profiles two families who live the DIY lifestyle every day by growing and making most of what they need.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 08:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cameron Smith testing out his homemade, hand-sewn space suit, Credit: Julie Sabatier
The maker movement is taking off and the private space industry is booming right now. So, naturally, some fearless do-it-yourselfers are crafting t...

Bought by Hark!, New Hampshire Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTIP, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 12, 2013
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Destination DIY producers spoke to senior citizens about self-sufficiency and "making do" in tough times. These folks had lots of wisdom to share o...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 01:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Destination DIY producer Jaymee Cuti traces the roots of the phrase "do it yourself" through its evolution in both corporate advertising and subcul...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 06:21
  • Purchases: 1
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A look at that DIY mainstay, known as the zine, through the lens of a long-running publication called Factsheet Five.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 07:18
  • Purchases: 1
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People observe all sorts of small rituals, sometimes on a daily basis. But what separates these activities from daily routines, like brushing your ...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 05:37
Caption: The 25th St. House owned by Portland Collective Housing, Credit: Portland Collective Housing (PCH)
What happens when a group of friends get together to buy a house? That's what some people did in Portland, Oregon in 2003. The house is still owned...

Bought by WFPL News


  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 08:51
  • Purchases: 1
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When a neighborhood newspaper folds, the publisher creates a unique ritual to mark its passing.

  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 05:42
Caption: Shiro plums picked by the Portland Fruit Tree Project (after this photo was taken), Credit: Portland Fruit Tree Project
The Portland Fruit Tree Project harvests fruit that would otherwise go to waste and gives it to area food banks, where fresh produce is scarce.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 05:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Andre Noel is the manager of Figures In Flight Released., Credit: Natalie Ivis
This episode features a story by producer Chris Remington about a group of ex-cons who were inspired to start their own dance troupe, called Figure...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2014
  • Length: 11:53
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Destination DIY producer Jaymee Cuti goes to "bee school" to learn what's new in the 4,000 year old hobby of beekeeping.

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 21:46
  • Purchases: 2
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There’s a new, co-ed version of Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts for the digital age — one where kids get to make up their own rules. It’s called DIY.org...

Bought by XRAY.fm, New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 20, 2014
  • Length: 14:20
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Andrea Leggitt's mobile designs draw on memes and pop culture favorites., Credit: Andrea Leggitt
Andrea Leggitt's life and creative focus changed when she got some unexpected news shortly after she graduated from Arizona State University with a...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 07:37
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Ham radio hobbyists have been DIY since day one. They build their own equipment and create their own communities.

Bought by KWMR, PRX Remix, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 29, 2013
  • Length: 06:03
  • Purchases: 3
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Boaz Frankel toured the U.S. on 101 modes of transportation — everything except a car.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 1