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.
Bob Letterman's superdioramas
Super is no exaggeration for these huge slice-of-life masterpieces by dioramist Bob Letterman.
Finishing the glass-nose Fw 189 Uhu
This ugly-duckling German recon plane gets a beauty treatment from a master modeler.
Building Big Mamie, USS Massachusetts
A family visit to a naval museum inspired this
detailing tribute to the historic battleship.
Make your own canopies
Have no fear. We show you how to master vacuum-formed clear parts.
The 2003 Readers' Choice results
The vote is in - and your favorite kits are ... !
Correcting Revell's Fokker D.VII
Making it right starts with straightening the wings.
King Tiger in 1/72 scale
Small scale armor has come of age: The little latewar Tiger gets all the details.
A letter from FSM's Editor, Mark Thompson.
Letters from modelers around the world.
The latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
LAPD tactical response unit vehicle
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.
The Harrier: No runway? No problem!