Spectacular Doolittle Raid USS Hornet
To recreate the famous raid’s moment of launch, Kelly Quirk enhanced Trumpeter’s 1/350 scale kit with plenty of aftermarket and scratchbuilt detail.
Weathering with washes
By Matthew Usher
Learn how to add depth and realism to any model as we dirty up Tamiya’s 1/35 scale Tiger I.
Cutaway aircraft modeling “revealed”
By Daniel C. Jayne with Chuck Stewart
A master modeler shows how he opened up Hasegawa’s 1/32 scale Bf 109G and detailed it from the inside out.
Modeling Fire Base Easy
By Bill Norton
Add aftermarket details, crew figures, lots of gear, and desert groundwork to Italeri’s M107 kit to build this impressive Israeli Defense Force diorama.
Weather a war-weary Phantom
By Darren Roberts
We show you simple kitbashing and creative weathering techniques for modeling the ratty look of this Vietnam War F-4C.
Painting German camouflage uniforms
By Brett W. Avants
Follow this step-by-step demonstration to get great results with these simple hand-painting techniques.
Simple Corsair conversion
By Paul Boyer
Backdate Hasegawa’s 1/72 scale “Birdcage” Corsair to model the famous fighter’s prototype.
Pacific war bunker
By Sean Prizeman
Extreme research: A modeler visits the site of an intense U.S. Marines skirmish before recreating the scene in 1/35 scale.
FineScale Modeler, 2004, October