Some of you know this but others do not and the forum seems missing in posts so I am going to do a self-promotion here and hope that isn't against the rules since it is ALL FREE *wink*
I have a big list of tutorials (might be a hundred - I haven't counted) which cover making mesh in Blender as well as Prim building (those are videos).
This is the main giant list here. https://plus.google.com/100190052320604204973/posts/XD1KKUNKLAK
There are newer things in my Google stream. I got tired of archiving