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.
USS Saucy: World War II sub hunter
Lester Wilkins fixes and improves Matchbox's 1/72 scale Flower-class corvette.
Great modern combat jets
Take a close-up look at Scott Murphy's amazingly detailed aircraft models - each one with a spectacular finish.
IPMS/UK's Best of Show
Check out Mike McFadden's award-winning Bergepanther.
Soviet bridgelaying tank
Kitbash ICM's T-28 and IT-28 to make an accurate model of a WWII rarity.
Painting a Fairey Swordfish floatplane
Tamiya's outstanding 1/48 scale biplane bomber gets a great finish.
Meet the Bandai Gundam Wings
Discover some great-fitting kits that you can build without glue or paint.
Motor tool how-to
Pick the right motor tool and accessories - and make them work for you.
Creating realistic dents
Apply battle damage to models, using sure-fire techniques.
2002 New Kit Report
What's new? What's coming up? Look here first.
Miniature Masterpieces Roman Chariot
Kit Classics No. 52
Astrology for modelers
What's in the stars for you and your workbench in 2002?
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.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Steyr tractor fantasy diorama
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
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.
Index of Advertisers
Hobby Shop Directory
History You Can Model
Short stories about subjects you can build.