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.
Showcase: George Lee's fabulous 1/32 scale Keystone B-4A
A scratchbuilt masterpiece with eye-popping detail.
Aged to imperfection
Weathering techniques for cars and trucks.
The air tank alternative
An inexpensive, portable, and quiet air source for your airbrush.
Building an M12 in 1/35 scale
Converting Tamiya's Sherman to a self-propelled 155mm gun.
Building resin ships
Set sail for a new world of modeling.
Painting metal figures with acrylics
No-nonsense tips for far-flung subjects.
Detailing a B-25D strafer in 1/48 scale
Conversion tips for Monogram's Mitchell.
New Figure Releases
'94-'95 FSM Staff Report
A letter from FSM's Editor, Terry Thompson.
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
News & Products
News stories and the latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
New Kit Report
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Tips and Techniques
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers