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.
Richard Quinlan's 1/72 scale U. S. S. Nimitz
Big is an understatement - this model is more than 15' long!
The art of the diorama
Part 3: Techniques for building boxed scenes
Modeling a U.S. Navy catapult in 1/48 scale
A challenging scratchbuilding project with eye-catching results
Home brew glue
Making your own adjustable plastic cement
Using acrylic modeling paints
These revolutionary paints may change our hobby
Modeling the Spitfire XII in 1/72 scale
Lots of construction hints for small-scale conversion projects
German Crosses from the Great War
The changing shape of Germany's national insignia from 1916 to 1918
Trucks from cars
Modifying AMT/Ertl's 1/25 scale Model T
How to sculpt faces
Basic techniques for a not-so-basic task
Indians of the Ohio Country, 1815
Number 18 in the AMERICAN DRESS AND DETAIL series
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
New Kit Report
FSM Looks at New Products
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
From the Editor
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Tips and Techniques
Index of Advertisers