Weathering a desert M1 Abrams
by John Plzak
Follow our step-by-step demonstration of a wash and dry-brushing process that'll make those hidden details pop out.
Thrilling "in-flight" model photos
by Albert Moser
An expert modeler - and photographer - uses Photoshop to create life-like scenes.
Detail an RAF fuel truck
by Aurelio Gimeno
Turn a crude kit into a fitting tribute to the ground crews who kept 'em flying during the Battle of Britain and beyond.
Crabtree sailing ship collection
Modeling pioneer August Crabtree's breath- taking scratchbuilt models chronicle the history of sailing ships.
Rigging a Bristol Boxkite
by Mike Ashey
Cables, struts, and wires on biplanes got you down? Here's how to detail that showpiece - and keep your sanity!
Complex camouflage made easy
by Cookie Sewell
It's a snap with the modeler's secret weapon: Silly Putty!
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Wartime Ford Woody
by Steve Guthrie
Convert the 1/25 scale AMT/Ertl '41 station wagon kit into a Canadian World War II staff car.
Fast and easy paint wear
by Brian Barton, Michael Chorney, and Charles Swank
Get professional-looking results with a simple technique using table salt.
FineScale Modeler, 2003, July