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.
Spectacular Overlord groundpounders
An impressive collection of Allied armored vehicles by some of FSM's master armor modelers.
Modeling "Gabby" Gabreski's P-47D
Detail and paint Hasegawa's 1/48 scale Thunder- bolt as the last Jug flown by the famous ace.
Detailing a D-Day DUKW
Modify Italeri's 1/35 scale kit to represent one of the Ducks that hit the Normandy beaches.
D-Day for modelers
A history professor and modeler gives a historical overview of the largest undertaking in WWII.
Tips for taming clear parts
Get them off the sprue undamaged, remove scratches, and glue parts without fogging.
Invasion stripes made easy
Painting those black-and-white stripes can be a pain - unless you use this simple technique.
Overlord aircraft for modelers
Planning to commemorate D-Day by modeling an aircraft? Here's our guide to kits in all the popular scales.
D-Day armor roundup
A modeler's guide to the ground vehicles that faced each other June 6, 1944.
IPMS Seattle Spring Show 2004 photo gallery
AMPS 2004 show photo gallery
Scottish National Model Championships 2004 photo gallery
Special science-fiction/fantasy/TV/movie gallery
Best of the West 2004 - IPMS Region 8 show
A letter from FSM's Editor, Mark Thompson.
Letters from modelers around the world.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Heller LCT (Landing Craft, Tank)
SdKfz 2 Kleines Kettenkraftrad
German Marder self-propelled gun
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.
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
History You Can Model
Short stories about subjects you can build.