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.
Working with craft acrylics
By Joseph Marranca
How to use these inexpensive, easy-to-find paints for modeling.
Whitewash, weather, and winter for a diorama
By Chris Ludwick
Hairspray helps distress a Tiger.
Modernize an old kit
By Frank Cudden
Aftermarket products, sawing, sanding, and savvy make for a top-notch T-28 Trojan.
Animated de Havilland Beaver
Model by George Mustafa; text by Mark Hembree
Extensive scratchbuilding and electronics elevate this floatplane
Battle of Britain diorama
By Andy Cooper
Simple techniques and a realistic base key and evocative vignette.
History you can model: Mercury "Friendship 7"
By Mark Hembree
A leap of faith and courage.
Letters from modelers around the world.
Read the latest headlines in modeling news.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Question & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
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