February 1994

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.
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Portfolio: Steve Bohl's big-scale models
Plank-on-frame construction - and much more!
FSM's guide to acrylic modeling paints
By Paul Boyer
Wading through the flood of water-based wonders.
Lockheed-Boeing's YF-22 Advanced Tactical Fighter
By Paul Boyer, Bert Kinzey
A close-up look at the U.S. Air Force's next-generation fighter.
Brian Wells' 1/35 scale Gerat 040 Karl Morser
Skillful scratchbuilding makes this huge mortar - and a lathe helps, too!
Painting small-scale horses
By Sheperd Paine
Realistic details for Ol' Paint - or a chestnut, or bay, or grey...
Producing a stressed-skin look on model aircraft
By Daniel Garsonnin
Shape and texture for a convincing replica.
Editor's Page
A letter from FSM's Editor, Terry Thompson.
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
New Kit Report
News & Products
News stories and the latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Reader Forum
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Tips and Techniques
Classified Marketplace
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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