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July 2009

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.


Workbench Reviews

FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.

Editor's Page

A letter from FSM's editor, Matthew Usher

Scale Talk

Letters from modelers around the world


FSM's Aaron Skinner examines exciting new products

New Products

FSM's Monica Freitag compiles the latest products to help you enjoy the hobby

Reader Gallery

Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders

Questions & Answers

FSM's Mark Hembree provides a clinic for your modeling problems

Reader Tips

Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers

Index of Advertisers

Hobby Shop Directory

Classified Marketplace



Essential finishing techniques for scale modelers.
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