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.
"Boh" Boksanski's Lockheed EC-121 Constellation
A vacuum-formed L-1049 in 1/72 scale
Building and detailing a Sopwith Snipe in 1/72 scale
The formula: Combine a limited-run kit with lots of accessories
Modeling a 54 mm Hoka cuirassier
History and whimsey mix in a unique figure
Detailing an M42 Duster antiaircraft gun
Reworking the Tamiya 1/35 scale kit
Choosing an airbrush compressor
FSM tests 17 compressors, tiny to huge, puny to powerful
Modeling the XV-15 tilt rotor in 1/72 scale
Scratchbuilding a VTOL pioneer in an unusual medium - fiberglass!
International Color and Camouflage
A-10A MASK-10A schemes
Structures and groundwork for your first diorama
Rogers' Rangers, French and Indian War, 1756
Number 28 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
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