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.
Modeler's Guide to the Korean War
It's been 50 years since the start of the Korean War. FSM presents the history of the conflict, the equipment that was used, and some kits to build.
Modeling an F-86A Savre
Building the jet of the first Korean War Ace.
How to paint the M46 Pattons of Operation Killer.
Detailing the Korean-service Hawker Sea Fury.
The models of U-571
Great (big) submarine models on the silver screen.
15 tips for better armor
Improve your AFV models with these techniques.
Over the top Figure How-to
Modified figures and uniforms bring this World War I diorama to life.
Basics of casting resin parts
Why scratchbuild more than one?
Resin ship kit ABCs
A master shipwright builds the USS Indianapolis and explains the basics.
A modeler's essential toolbox
What's necessary - plus what's just plain handy.
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.
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
History You Can Model
Short stories about subjects you can build.