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.
Jerry Shaw's unbelievable 12'-long 1/96 scale supercarrier.
Sharpening a swordfish Classic Biplane
Detailing Smer's veteran 1/48 scale "Stringbag."
Airbrush tricks and techniques Part Two
Simple ways to get the most from your airbrush.
Improving Tamiya's Panther 1/35 Scale Armor
A perfect project for first-time armor modelers.
Modeling USS Munsee WWII Fleet Tug in Action
Straightforward scratchbuilding yields a beautiful ship.
DC-9 times two 1/144 Scale Airliner Variations
Building a TWA airliner and C-9 Nightingale.
Mounted Grenadier Figure Conversion
Combining kit parts to build a striking figure.
Kit Classics No. 45: Saunders-Roe Hovercraft
Airfix's 1/72 scale air-cushion oddity.
Modeling the Hubble repair mission 1/72 Scale
A detailed Endeavour rescues the ailing space telescope.
Advanced Results: Simulating chipped paint
Basic weathering techniques for aircraft modelers.
International color and camouflage
Canadian Leopards in Europe.
Restoring a '62 Chevy Impala hardtop
Rescuing a vintage AMT kit from the styrene junkyard.
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.
New Kit Report
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
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