modeling

MAKE A MINE
Skill Level: Beginner

Even if you've never made anything in 3DStudio Max, this tutorial will walk you through constructing a mine similar to those seen on Deep Space Nine, teaching you a number of modeling techniques along the way. This is the first in a four part seiries that will take you all the way from building your first object to creating animated explosions.

MODELING THE ORIGINGAL ENTERPRISE
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced

Step by step instructions for building the original 1701. This is a deceptively simple ship, and many people attempt it as thier first mesh. Most get far enough to figure out that there are a few tricky parts, but if you follow Tachy's lessons, you'll end up with a nice one, and pick up a few great tricks.

DETAILING A MINE
Skill Level: Beginner

Learn to add detail to the mine you built in the Make a Mine tutorial (you did that one, right?), using modeling and textures to spruce up the simple model.