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.
Jim Jones' magnificent Shinano
Lots of time and scratchbuilt parts turned this 1/300 scale kit into a showpiece
Modeling the Maxson-Stuart antiaircraft tank
A simple conversion produces an experimental prototype in 1/35 scale
The fine art of soldering
Better than any glue, solder is best for joining metal parts
Lesson two: Preparing to paint - an artist always starts with a clean canvas
Strombecker's V.T.O.: a plastic-and-wood kit from the 1950s
Number 2 in THE CLASSIC KITS series
Modeling the legendary B-17F Flying Fortress in 1/48 scale
Converting and detailing Monogram's B-17G
Building a 90 mm French trumpeter from a cast-metal kit
Use decals to detail a complex uniform design
International Color and Camouflage
Northrop F-5E "Snake" Aggressor
From Orion to Electra
Converting the 1/115 scale Revell P-3 back to an Electra airliner
Winter wear of the Continental Army, American Revolution, New England, 1779
Number 33 in the AMERICAN DRESS AND DETAIL series
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
FSM New Kit Report
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
FSM Looks at New Products
From the Editor
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
FSM Book Briefs
FSM Reader Forum
FSM Tips and Techniques
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers