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.
"John's Garage" by John Mackiewicz
A 1/25 scale diorama that's part of its own subject matter!
Photographing 1/700 scale waterline ship dioramas
Use these simple techniques to add realism in your photos
Basic soldering techniques
A useful method for joining parts where strength is important
Sprucing up a simple vacuum-formed aircraft model
Techniques to improve Airmodel's 1/72 scale XFV-1 Pogo
International Color and Camouflage
U.S. Navy F-16N Adversary
Superdetailing Otaki's 1/48 scale P-40E
Modeling Robert Scott's aircraft of "The Flying Tigers"
Realistic light lenses for models
Improve your headlights, landing lights, spotlights, taillights . . .
The art of the diorama
Part 5: Outer case design, construction, and finishing
Robert E. Lee, General, Confederate States of America, 1863
Number 20 in the AMERICAN DRESS AND DETAIL series
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
FSM Looks at New Products
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
New Kit Report
From the Editor
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Tips and Techniques
Index of Advertisers