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.
Kits compared in 1/35 scale - MRC and Revell MASH helicopters, Italeri and Tamiya Panthers - plus Monogram's Mustang, Tamiya's Wildcat, and more!
Portfolio: Pat Hawkey's made-to-order aircraft
Custom building planes became a business for this master modeler.
Modeling a Vietnam War convoy escort
Converting Tamiya's 1/35 scale M16 to ride shotgun.
Superdetailing Adolph Galland's Bf 109E-4
Improving Hasegawa's 1/32 scale kit.
Almost Straight From The Box
Building Revell's PT 109.
Painting fine feathered edges
Here's how to apply realistic paint jobs with an airbrush and cardstock masks.
International Color And Comouflage
British Eighth Army Shermans.
A letter from FSM's Editor, Terry Thompson.
News & Products
News stories and the latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
New Kit Report
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Tips and Techniques
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers