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November 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.

Tamiya's remade Matilda enters the big dance
Academy provides updated tooling, exquisite decals by Cartograf, and plenty of weaponry.

Scale Talk

Letters from modelers around the world.

Editor's Page

A letter from FSM's editor, Matthew Usher

News & Products

FSM's Monica Freitag compiles the latest modeling products

Reader Gallery

Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.

Reader Tips

Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.

Questions & Answers

Have a question? FSM is here to help.

Coming Events

The who, when, and where of modeling events.

Index of Advertisers

Classified Marketplace

Hobby Shop Directory

History You Can Model

Short stories about subjects you can build.



Essential finishing techniques for scale modelers.
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