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.
Dynamite decals: apply them like a pro
Expert step-by-step decaling instruction from FSM's decal king, Paul Boyer.
A family Victory
FSM looks at a beautifully detailed HMS Victory, built as a family project.
A "Honey" of a light tank
Converting Tamiya's 1/35 scale M3 Stuart to its British variant is an ideal first armor project.
Science Fiction How-To: Power TIE
Lighting up AMT/Ertl's "Star Wars" Imperial TIE fighter with light-emitting diodes and fiber optics.
Masking with a photocopier
This simple trick makes complex paint schemes and markings easier to apply to your models.
Making a good impression
Replicating chrome car emblems with foil and epoxy.
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.
RPM Char Mitrailleur FT-17
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
New Kit Report
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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