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.
Cover Story: Stalingrad KV-1
A picture from the battlefield inspired this photo-realistic detailing project on Trumpeter's 1/35 scale tank kit.
Aircraft How-to: Build your first airliner
FSM's Associate Editor adds detail and after-market decals to build an eye-catching jet.
Armor How-to: Destruction construction
Turn a perfectly good armor kit into a blown-apart, burned-out casualty of war.
SUBSCRIBER-ONLY EXTRA: Build a ghostly scene for a destroyed tank
SUBSCRIBER-ONLY EXTRA: Photos from a ghostly Panzer IV diorama
Aircraft How-to: Build a better Betty
Careful painting and detailing gives Tamiya's 1/48 scale Japanese bomber a proper late-war heavily weathered appearance.
Aircraft How-to: Natural-metal magic
Albert's 1/72 scale B-58 Hustler gets an ultra- realistic second skin of real metal.
News stories and the latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Letters from modelers around the world.
A letter from FSM's Editor, Matt Usher.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Pictures from WonderFest 2007, one of the world's top science-fiction and fantasy events.
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
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