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.
François Huot won gold at AMPS 2000 with his LAV-25 reconnaissance vehicle conversion.
Learn the "extreme" weathering techniques that give this Revell-Monogram SB2C-4 Pacific Theater realism.
The grunge-look on an F-14A
Lookin' good and dirty: Weather your Tomcat into a MiG-killing alley cat.
F-14 Tomcat kit roundup
Our guide will help you find the right 'Cat at the hobby shop.
Winter armor camouflage
Try this easy technique for simulating winter whitewash camo with artist's pastels.
Making waves with the USS Barney
Master ship modeler Rusty White builds a show-quality Adams-class destroyer.
Funky VW bus conversion
C'mon, grab your board and catch the retro wave as we turn Revell's Volkswagen bus into a cool custom surf van for one.
Renaissance figure painting
These basic techniques will help you paint breathtaking figures.
A letter from FSM's Editor, Mark Thompson.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
S-100 Class German Fast Attack Craft
News & Products
News stories and the latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Letters from modelers around the world.
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
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Index of Advertisers
Hobby Shop Directory
History You Can Model
Short stories about subjects you can build.
Ted Williams, fighter pilot