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.
Matt Hargreaves' huge German R-class rigid airship
Even in 1/72 scale this scratchbuilt masterpiece is nine feet long!
Ideal Toy Company's Martin MB-2 Bomber
Number 4 in THE CLASSIC KITS series
Lesson four: Brush painting - it's not just for beginners
International Color and Camouflage
U.S. Marines low-visibility KC-130T
Building the Nanchang A-5 "Fantan-A" in 1/72 scale
Combining an injection-molded kit with a vacuum-formed fuselage produces a one-of-a-kind model
Building a Panzer IV/70 (A) in 1/35 scale
This straightforward conversion could be your first taste of kitbashing
Groundwork and weathering techniques
Superb techniques bring the feel of the Russian steppe to this imaginative diorama of a czarist attack on a Bolshevik armored car
Using wood veneer to dress up a 1/43 scale '46 Ford
Photographing the 1960s Thunderbirds - in scale
Realistic model photography that can turn back the hands of time
Windows as easy as 1, 2, 3
Three techniques for installing and masking aircraft model windows
Coureurs de Bois, wilderness fighters, French and Indian War, 1754
Number 34 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
FSM Book Briefs
FSM Tips and Techniques
FSM Reader Forum
Hobby Shop Directory
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