Weekly Videos & How-To's About Restoring Stuff

We are a community of auto enthusiasts, restorers, historians and more. We offer How-To Videos plus a weekly 30 minute restoration show where we restore antique, classic and vintage cars & equipment.

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About Portrayal TV

We started Portrayal.tv to honor the past by restoring and preserving classic automobiles and firearms and the machines and tools used to create them. Our shows feature craftsmen doing and showing restoration work on everything from WW2 vehicles to classic firearms - mistakes and all.

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Why Join?

"Edutainment" - one part entertainment, one part education with a few non-sequiturs thrown in for good measure.

"How-To" videos - clear and concise explanations that will provide you with the confidence and knowledge to do the job right.

Learn and improve your skills. There is nothing like watching a craftsman a work to improve your skills - from timing a jeep engine to flattening a panel.

"You inspired me to disassemble my Ford for a clean up, new paint and transmission overhaul." Jim B

"Good mix of educational and entertainment with good editing and great music...Worth every penny". Pierre H

"Great metal work, you have a labor of love in your metallurgy.🤣 love the shoptime channel also, best subscription ever. learning a lot. keep em rolling!!!we even rewind to listen to the music again.😁" Tom & Laurie S

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Watch our videos anywhere on your mobile device or relax in front of your TV, computer, iPad....

Available on all multiple devices.