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.
Tony Mucaro and Pat Hawkey’s historic, folklore aircraft diorama
Think builders who over-weather their aircraft models are foolish? Think again!
Detailing a Gulf War AS-90
A few detailing tricks give Trumpeter's 1/35 scale self-propelled gun kit a realistic battle-weary look.
Building Tamiya’s 1/32 scale F-16CJ
An inside-and-out look at Japan's latest entry into the giant jet race.
Detail Revell/Italeri’s SH-34J helicopter
Just add water ... or not?
A letter from FSM's Editor, Mark Thompson.
Letters from modelers around the world.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Lockheed T-33 Jet de Entrenamiento
Jagdtiger and Willys Jeep Diorama
Russian Kilo-class attack sub
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
Index of Advertisers
Hobby Shop Directory
History You Can Model
Short stories about subjects you can build.
News & Products
News stories and the latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.