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.
10 steps to highlight raised panel lines
Painting that can freshen old kits
Showcase Special: Battle of the Bulge diorama
This outsized display covers an area of more than 5 square feet!
Showcase Special: Bear Hunt
Cold War models and advanced electronics depict a USAF interception.
Showcase Special: Cold War fighters revealed
Dan Jayne's amazing cutaway models provide the inside story on these jets.
Simulate a wood finish
User-friendly faux-grain painting makes plastic parts look like wood.
Improving Monogram's F-101B
Here's a Voodoo that you can do, too!
Scratchbuild a bridgelayer
Use your own styrene and build a Brükenleger you can call your own.
History You Can Model: OV-10 Bronco
A letter from FSM's Editor, Matthew Usher.
Letters from modelers around the world.
Read the latest headlines in modeling news.
The latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
8 new Workbench Reviews!
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
Hobby Shop Directory