Don't be surprised if the name Rick's Restorations rings a bell. The downtown Las Vegas-based restoration shop and its crew are the subject of the popular History Channel show, "American Restoration."
Rick Dale, owner of the company and guest star on another popular Vegas-based reality television show, "Pawn Stars," can restore the most hopeless looking pile of junk to its original state. From air meters to water fountains and everything in between (including barber poles, Coke machines, juke boxes, roulette wheels and telephone booths), when it comes to restorations and restoring vintage items and antiques from American culture, Rick's Restorations is on the job.
Visit the shop where Rick and his crew (Kelly, Kyle, Kowboy, Ron, Tyler, Brettly and Ally) develop processes to restore a variety of rusty, beat-up items to their original glory -- oftentimes transforming them into a valuable collectible.
Many restored items are available for purchase. There is also a gift shop with retail items including T-shirts and other souvenirs. You may even have the opportunity to meet one of the show's stars.