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.
Killer Komet Plus Diorama Techniques
A superdetailed 1/32 Scale Me 163B and airfield diorama.
A Science Fiction Classic
A scratchbuilt full-size "Star Wars" R2-D2.
Armor improvements: Update A Classic Kit
Detailing Tamiya's '70s-era KV-1 to modern standards.
How to: raised surface details
"Old fashioned" panel lines can be an advantage.
Making a stand In-Flight Aircraft Base
Airplanes fly - why not display them that way?
1999 New Kit Releases Special Report
FSM's annual look at the industry's latest offerings for scale modelers.
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.
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
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