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.
Building the 45'-long ship model for the Academy Award-winning film.
Royal Navy Martlet Aircraft Conversion
Converting Tamiya's 1/48 scale F4F-4 Wildcat.
Painting World War II crew figures
Adding a little life to your aircraft models.
Military wrecker Armor conversion
Building and detailing a 1/35 scale five-ton wrecker.
Kit Classics No. 42: Aurora's SNJ Trainer
The timeless pilot maker in 1/48 scale.
Advanced Results: Painting panels with decals
A technique that almost puts an end to tedious masking.
International Color and Camouflage
The Israeli Thunder F-15I.
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.
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
New Kit Report
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
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