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 fighter collection
Superb craftsmanship is the key to Brian James' award-winning World War II and early jet fighters.
Trumpeter's big new Thunderchief
It's big and sleek like a jet fighter ought to be - and now you can model it in 1/32 scale.
Airbrush roundup, part one
Sooner or later you'll want one, but with so many available, which one is right for you? Here's our guide to entry-level airbrushes.
Build a bigger Jagdtiger
Basic scratchbuilding converts Tamiya's big 1/16 scale Tiger into a tank-destroying cat of a different stripe.
From Futura to Batmobile
Holy plastic conversions! Turn Revell's Lincoln Futura into the TV Batmobile, just like George Barris did with the original.
Big, beautiful Memphis Belle
Combine two Revell-Monogram kits into a museum-quality 1/48 scale replica of the most famous B-17 of all.
Superdetailed WWII ambulance
See how a master armor modeler turned a crude Peerless-Max Dodge ambulance kit into a 1/35 scale showpiece.
A letter from FSM's Editor, Mark 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.
Lindberg Ford Crown Victoria
1907 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost
14th century Japanese Samurai
New York City Fire Department Fireboat Kane
Westland Lysander Mk. III
Brummbär Sturmpanzer IV SdKfz 166
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.
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
History You Can Model
Short stories about subjects you can build.
David McCambell: The Navy's top ace
Show Gallery: The Hobby Show - Toronto 2003