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.
Tricking out a Tiger I
The first of a two-part story on superdetailing Tamiya's 1/35 kit, step by step
Markings for each WWII Tiger unit.
Frank Ciccarella's great 1/35 scale factory diorama features six Tiger Is.
Nicholas Poncini spent hundreds of hours correcting and detailing this CH-37
Paint it black
Black uniforms? No sweat!
2001 New Kit Report
Upcoming releases from around the world.
Is it real or is it digital?
How to make historic-looking model photos on your computer.
Using photoetched parts
Trimming, painting, and installing brass parts on a 1/350 Fletcher.
A surefire methold for realistic rigging.
Kit Classics No. 50: Adams Honest John
Your pick for No. 50!
Vintage F1 Honda
Modeling and detailing a classic 1960s-era racer.
Laser-sight your airbrush
You won't believe your eyes.
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.
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.