FineScale Modeler magazine is the essential tool for modelers of all skill levels. Learn how to create models of aircraft, armor, ships, cars and more. Every issue provides clear, well-instructed articles that show how to assemble the latest model kits and how to master painting and finishing techniques.|
Kit reviews, new kit and product announcements, tips from experts, and a gallery of readers' models make every issue packed with value.
Michelle Choquette's 1/32 scale aircraft
When the scale is 1/32, there's room for added details. But there's not much room for improvement when Michelle finishes. This Minneapolis modeler puts everything she's got into her aircraft - an it shows!
Modeling a Stalingrad T-34
An easy 1/35 scale conversion tells a gripping tale
Detailing a 1/12 scale Le Rhone rotary engine
Spiffing up the Williams Brothers classic
Building and painting your first figure
Breathing life into a 54 mm Death Dealer
Modeling the Canadair North Star in 1/72 scale
With major modifications, the Heller DC-6 can become this Merlin-powered transport
Rig with a jig!
Making a simple shroud and ratline fixture for sailing ship models
Modifying and improving Historex 1/32 scale figures
How to conquer plastic-figure conversions
Building a Panzerwerfer 42 in 1/35 scale
Adding armor and rockets to Testor/Italeri's Opel Maultier
International Color and Camouflage
Luftwaffe F-4F Phantom II
FSM's Vac-shop - 5
Final assembly, paint, and decals
Detailing cars with plated wire
Working wonders with wire
Down below on the hangar deck
Building and lighting a section of the USS Nimitz hangar in 1/48 scale
Modeling a Ford GT 40 in 1/24 scale
Modifying Fujimi's 1966 Le Mans winners
Weathering aircraft with pastels
Just a velvet touch of color can enhance any model
Inside the F-117A Stealth
A close-up look at the front office of the once super-secret Lockheed Nighthawk
From the Editor
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Tips and Techniques
New Kit Report
Hobby Shop Directory
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