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.
1/20 scale US-300A helicopter
A scratchbuilt masterpiece of an aviation first.
Detailing a 1/35 scale BTR-80
Here's how to spice up DML's Soviet APC.
Using resin, white-metal, and photoetched parts.
Painting figures with acrylics
Enhancing details with shadows and highlights.
Aurora's And Monogram's 1/48 Scale F-111 Aardvark
Number 30 in The Classic Kits series.
Modeling a Mitchell Mk.III in 1/72 scale
Converting Italeri's B-25J to an RCAF VIP transport.
Finishing and weathering sci-fi models
Techniques to make your flights of fancy "realistic."
International Color And Camouflage
Hellenic air force F-4E Phantom II.
A letter from FSM's Editor, Terry Thompson.
News & Products
News stories and the latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Tips and Techniques
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
New Kit Report
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers