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.
David P. Gianakos' 1/6 scale Apollo XVII lunar module Challenger
A scratchbuilder shoots the moon with a near-flawless rendition
EAA's 1/72 scale USS Enterprise
A breathtaking model built by modelers around the country
Dressing up a dual-control Dornier
Detailing Monogram's 1/48 scale Do 335 Arrow
Converting a 1/43 scale street Cobra to a racer
Minor modifications prepare the "Corvette Thrasher" for the track
The Top 20 classic kits
Our readers select this nostalgic "modeler's dream" collection
Realistic groundwork for dioramas
Easy ways to get good earth
Modeling trees with string, twine, and rope
An easy and inexpensive diorama technique
B-24J Liberator - a desktop masterpiece
Detailing and correcting Monogram's 1/48 scale kit
A Panzerjager 38(t) self-propelled gun in 1/35 scale
Mounting the Russian FK296 gun on Italeri's Marder III
Building a fantasy AeroTank in 1/25 scale
Peace dividend? What peace dividend?
The Samakhodnaya Ustanovka 76M
Details on the Soviet World War II self-propelled gun
Accurizing Ertl/AMT's starship Enterprise
Constructing a movie-worthy Star Trek miniature
Converting 54 mm figures to make dynamic vignettes
Dreams of "Glory" at Fort Wagner
Photoetched details for small-scale ships
How to handle and install those tiny metal bits
International Color and Camouflage
Project Hill F-4 Phantom II
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
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
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers