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.
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Oriana cruise ship
John Degoede's scratchbuilt 1/200 scale world cruisers if four feet long - and beautiful!
ABCs of airbrushing
Here's what you need to know to get started.
A guide to identifying and fixing common airbrush problems.
Cleaning your airbrush
A clean airbrush is an airbrush that functions well.
Eight experts share their airbrushing tips and tricks.
A special Sherman, Part 2
Tips for painting, weathering, and detailing a terrific M4A1.
Sherman kit roundup
A guide to Sherman kits - which one is best for your next project?
Stunning Napoleonic figures
Check out the work of award-winning modeler and painter Keith Kowalski.
Give a classic aircraft kit a modern makeover.
Create your own custom lettering
Learn how to prepare artowrk for your own dry transfers and decals.
Kit Classics no. 51
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.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
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.
Index of Advertisers
Hobby Shop Directory
History You Can Model
Short stories about subjects you can build.