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.
Anderson's spectacular armor
Master modeler Steve Anderson loves to build armor [i]auf Deutsch.[/i] Take a look at some of his spectacular WWII German AFVs.
Panther tank kit roundup
Afraid to get a Tiger by the tail? Try a Panther instead. Here's a guide to the many kits of this famous tank.
Basics of resin casting
Bubbles are the problem: We'll show you how
to keep them out - and make great castings easily and quickly!
The Seeker: from concept to kit
See how a sci-fi spacecraft from an old TV
show becomes a limited-run resin kit.
Improving the Uzushio
Resin submarine kit rehab
Finishing a Wildcat
A step-by-step guide to painting and weathering Revell's 1/32 scale F4F as Navy ace Butch O'Hare's plane.
Easy armor weathering technique
Pastel dust is great for simulating mud and
crud, but how do you keep it on the model?
Here's a simple way to make it stick.
A letter from FSM's Editor, Mark 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.
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.