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.
Cover Story: Making a good Zero better, Part 3
In this installment, learn how to weather field-applied camouflage.
Airbrushing & Finishing: Silly Putty masking for a snazzy schnellboot
Twenty-four-year-old modeler Kyle Uy shares his techniques using Silly Putty to paint a unique camo pattern on a German torpedo boat.
Build a better Tomcat
Backdate an Academy 1/48 scale F-14 Tomcat plastic kit to 1985 to intercept the Achille Lauro hijackers.
Building a prototype tank
By Cristobal Vergara
Two Trumpter 1/35 scale KV-1 tank kits and scratchbuilding combine to make a prototype Soviet KV-220.
Gallery Special: FSM World War I Aeroplane Group Build
Focusing on World War I aircraft, daring modelers from the FSM Forum show off their flying machines. Kits from Roden, Encore, Eduard, Wingnut Wings, and more!
Modeling an A3D-2 Skywarrior
Modify Hasegawa's 1/72 scale A3D-2 Skywarrior to an earlier version with a longer nose and tail gun using aftermarket accessories.
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