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.
Amazing aircraft cutaways
FSM looks at Jack Constant's collection of unbelievable scratchbuilt 1/12 scale Royal Air Force aircraft sections.
Build a stunning armor diorama
Scratchbuilding a field workshop and superdetailing a Tamiya Panther tank in 1/35 scale.
Improving the "Flying Pencil"
Backdating Hobbycraft's 1/48 scale Dornier into the graceful Do 17V-2 prewar prototype.
Getting started with individual track links
A simple technique and a little planning will take your armor models to a new level of realism.
Your most-wanted kits
FSM readers name the kits they'd most like to see in production.
Kitbashing a '65 Mustang race car
Corralling AMT and Monogram kits to build a ground-pounding pony-car racer.
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.
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
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