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.
You'll find that it's easy to model a fully loaded 1/72 scale aircraft carrier at sea - as long as someone provides the carrier and planes! Shep Paine sets the Experimental Aircraft Association's gigantic USS Enterprise afloat in a sea of Celluclay. Photo by Chris Becker.
Portfolio: Bob Letterman - Masterpiece Maker
Just add water!
How do you make waves for a 1/72 scale aircraft carrier?
Making hinges from brass tubing and wire
Detailing and weathering with watercolors
Fading, washes, and wear made easy
Kitbashing an accurate Fw 190D-9
Parts from Hasegawa, Airfix, and Italeri merge in this 1/72 scale Dora
Aurora's Pan Am Space Clipper
Number 20 in THE CLASSIC KITS series
Detailing Testor/Italeri's 1/35 scale PzKpfw IB
Improving an early Panzer
International Color and Camouflage
"Strategic" scheme B-52G/H Stratofortress
New Figure Releases
'93-'94 FSM Staff Report
From the Editor
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
New Kit Report
Tips and Techniques
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers