this list may be helpful to the Age builders here, enjoy and good luck.
Blender Tutorials Beginner to Pro
http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Blender_3D:_Noob_to_Pro - This is one of the best for someone who has never done anything with blender before.
http://www.blenderwars.com/tut-path.php?module=index - Multiple tutorials for beginners.
http://www.spaghettimoon.co.uk/downloadpot.htm - Video tutorials from beginner level to more advanced.
http://www.scifi-meshes.com/forums/dojo/ - Contains multiple threads on using blender. The first few are directed towards beginners and they get more advanced.
http://ocw.tufts.edu/Course/28/Learningunits - More Blender tutorials starts at the beginner level and moves up.
http://bgdm.katorlegaz.com/lscm_tute/lscm_tute.htm - UV Mapping a head. Note: For people using newer versions of blender that are following this select "unwrap" as you won't see "LSCM" as an option.
http://www.ee.oulu.fi/~kapu/cg_course/compgrfx-27.htm - Contains links to many tutorials. I especially liked the tube through a cube tutorial.
http://mediawiki.blender.org/index.php/Main_Page - Tons of tutorials in two locations. Look under "Tutorials-->Tutorials" and "Tutorials-->Tutorial Links"
http://www.blender.org/tutorials-help/ - Many tutorials, some with video.
http://www.blendernation.com/category/t ... tutorials/ - Video tutorials, oh how I love the video tutorials. Also, check out the tutorials link on the right side of the page for non-video tutorials.
http://mediawiki.blender.org/index.php/ ... _Animation - Intro to character animation.
http://www.geneome.net/index.php/blender-tutorials/ - Lot's of video tutorials covering a wide range of topics.
http://www.ibiblio.org/bvidtute/ - Yet another list of video tutorials from a different site.
http://blendernewbies.blogspot.com/ - A great resource with lots of video tutorials. I've learned a lot from this one site. Make sure to check out the "archives" list on the bottom right of the page.
http://mediawiki.blender.org/index.php/ ... ing_a_Mesh - This is a must read for any Blender user. It shows multiple methods for unwrapping your mesh. Normally I avoid making multiple links to a site but I think this one is worth pointing out.
3D Studio Max
http://www.max-realms.com/modules/wflinks/ - Beginner and Advanced tutorials. Also has videos for both beginner and advanced.
http://www.mr-chompers.com/tutorial/video/beginner.zip - 16 minutes long. Rather fuzzy picture quality but it'll show you a few things.
http://tutorialoutpost.com/count/6121 - Explains the Max user interface.
http://www.mr-chompers.com/tutorial/tutorial.htm - Ben Mathis's site directed toward video game modeling and texturing. Tutorials from beginner to advanced.
http://www.3dtotal.com/ffa/tutorials/ma ... anmenu.asp - This tutorial covers modeling starting with a person all the way through to adding armor, a weapon, UV mapping, rigging, etc. In other words, it's pretty thorough.
http://area.autodesk.com/learning/ - You need to define what you're searching for but there's lots of stuff here.
http://www.pixel2life.com/tutorials/3d_studio_max/ - another long list of tutorials (check out the subcategories)