December 2006

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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Painting and weathering armor
By Mike Kirchoff
An inspired large-scale Fokker D.VII
Dive-bomber detail
By Russell M. Field
Glen Moreside''s Battle of the Bulge diorama
By Matthew Usher
Turning a hobby into a career
By Amanda Bothe
Building a working Osprey
By Corey Forde
Paul Boyer''s model career
Painting Air Force One
By Paul Boyer
International Color & Camouflage Series: Falcon Colors
By Paul Boyer
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Mega tank
Dr. Pretorius
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
History You Can Model
Short stories about subjects you can build.
The battleship Bismarck
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