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.
A professional modeler's straightforward techniques for realistic weathering.
Floyd Werner's terrific WWII aircraft.
Backdating Tamiya's M48A3 into an accurate M48A1.
Printing your own decals
Turn out masterful decals at home.
"American Graffiti" Deuce coupe
Shuichi Sakamoto builds the famed '32 Ford.
Old kit to great kit
A wonderful Vickers Wellesley emerges from humble beginnings.
Building a winter diorama
Incorporate maximum realism in your displays.
Painting with a spray can
Tips for great finishes.
The "Fiery Ginger" P-47s of Medal of Honor winner Col. Neel Kearby.
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.
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
Craftworks Macchi C.202/205
Special Hobby Hughes TH-55A
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
History You Can Model
Short stories about subjects you can build.