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.
VNAF Skyraider Aircraft Conversion
Building an A-1E using two kits and scratchbuilt details.
Blair Chicoine's collection of scratchbuilt riverboats.
FSM's favorite filler putty
Paul Boyer looks for the best way to fill your model's unsightly gaps.
USMC Iwo Jima Sherman 1/35 scale armor
Detailing an "island" M4A3 with aftermarket parts.
Modeling a Kurtis-Offy midget racer
Basic techniques help detail the Monogram classic.
International color and camouflage
Germany's Jagdpanther in Battle of the Bulge colors.
Kit Classics No. 38: Aurora's MBT-70
The last of Aurora's 1/48 scale armor kits.
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.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
New Kit Report
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Hobby Shop Directory
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