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.
Portfolio: Big-scale operational scratchbuilt ships
Remember the Maine! And the Brooklyn!
Desktop wallpaper: Tim M. Quinlan II's USS Maine
Download an image for your desktop of this scratchbuilt warship.
Special camo section: Airbrushing camouflage
A step-by-step guide to a soft-edged scheme for an Italian fighter
Special camo section: State-of-the-art weathering
Fundamentals for the fearless
Online extrsa: Getting on track with a SdKfz 251
Patience is a necessity when placing the track and wheels on this Schwebenlafette.
Desktop wallpaper: Karl Logan's SdKfz 251/17
Bring this expertly weathered model right to your desktop.
Special camo section: Painting a USMC Harrier
Graduated layers of colors make this jet a shade better
Building a better Bf 109
Adding a little, sanding a lot
Online extra: Read more about Mark's Bf 109 build
Using Future for decaling
Clearing the way for better marks
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
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
13 new Workbench Reviews!
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
Hobby Shop Directory