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.
Gabe Suranyi's stunning 1/72 scale 15'-long supercarrier.
Grand Prize Winner "Be An Author" Contest
Jim Fullingim super-details a 1/32 scale Messerschmitt Bf110G-4.
International Colors and Camouflage: Spitfire
The classic British fighter in USAAF service.
Stretching a SLUF The YA-7F Prototype
Converting Testor/Fujimi's 1/72 scale A-7D.
Kit Classics: Aurora's Dick Tracy Space Coupe
A squad car for the moon's mean streets.
A little-known World War II airborne tank.
Modeling Water: "Depth-Charge Survivor"
Creating a 1/15 scale figure vignette.
Casting Parts In Resin
At-home mold-making and casting techniques.
Building a Soviet KV-85
A first resin armor conversion in 1/35 scale.
Digital Scale Modeling On The Computer
FSM looks at Mike Grant's computer-generated aircraft.
'Cuda Corrections Resin Conversion
Build a 1/24 scale 1970 All-American Racers 'Cuda.
"Into the Death Star" A "Star Wars" Diorama
A 1/262 scale scene from "Return of the Jedi."
A letter from FSM's Editor, Terry Thompson.
Letters from modelers around the world.
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.
Comparison: Accurate Miniatures, ProModeler, and Tamiya P-51 razorbacks
Hobbycraft Canada P-40 Tomahawk
AMT "Star Trek" USS Defiant
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
New Kit Report
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
Hobby Shop Directory
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