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.
Amazing dioramas and figures
Professional modeler Bruce Teal's lifelike creations capture the human side of 20th century warfare.
Convert an Iraq War RAF Tornado
Upgrading Revell-Germany's 1/72 scale GR.1 to GR.4 configuration is a snap with the Airwaves conversion set.
Build an Iraqi Freedom Bradley
Combine two kits to fully detail a 1/35 scale desert M2A2 armored fighting vehicle inside and out.
Detailing the Doolittle Raid USS Hornet
Trumpeter's 1/350 scale kit of the famous World War II carrier is great straight from the box. We show how to make it even better.
Rigging wire aircraft antennas
Here's everything you need to know to make realistic low-frequency radio antennas quickly and easily.
Airbrush roundup, part two
Wondering what a double-action airbrush can do for you? Our guide will help you find one that's best for your needs.
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.
Fronty Ford bobtail racer
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.
HH-43 Huskie: first USAF jet helicopter
IPMS Butch O'Hare 2004 show