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.
Advanced Results: Winter Messerschmitt
Modeling Erich Hartmann's JF-53 Bf 109G-6.
Portfolio: Aircraft Conversions
Modeling an M84 mortar carrier
Scratchbuilding an obscure tracked vehicle.
Lighting a Klingon Bird of Prey Sci-Fi
Easy, inexpensive techniques illuminate the "Star Trek" ship.
Advanced Results: Finishing vinyl figures
Building a 1/6 scale Indiana Jones diorama.
Working with punch-and-die sets
Versatile tools for advanced detailing.
New Kit Releases
FSM's annual look at the industry's upcoming offerings.
A letter from FSM's Editor, Terry Thompson.
Letters from modelers around the world.
News & Products
News stories and the latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
Hobby Shop Directory
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