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Keeping paint where you want it
Showcase: Avenger leads a bonds drive
Wartime filming aboard the Hornet
Canadian Forces LAV II
Painting and weathering winds it up
Build a carrier-deck diorama
Sculpting and resin casting set the scene
DESKTOP WALLPAPER: Lloyd Chidgzey's carrier-deck diorama
Stretch and paint a U-boat
Converting a Special Navy German sub
Tank techniques & tips
Fundamentals for armor models
DESKTOP WALLPAPER: Glenn Bartolotti's Italeri Carro Armato L6/40
Skill builder: Trimming parts
The first step in a successful build
Subscribers: Watch a video on removing parts from the sprue
Applying a winter whitewash
Finishing an Eastern Front PzKpfw IV
A letter from FSM's Editor, Matthew Usher.
Letters from modelers around the world.
Read the latest headlines in modeling news.
The latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Questions & Answers
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Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
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