will show you how to make a simple 3D interface using 3D Action!
Photoshop newbies will have no problems following the steps in this
Create a new RGB image and make it 800 pixels wide and 400 pixels
high.. Use the rectangular marquee tool and make a selection like
the one on the image below..
Run the  Smooth curve action 5 times by simply pressing the button 5
times. This will round off the corners of our selection.
Center the curve by clicking the  Center curve action once.
Click once on the  Make it 3D! action. If
all goes well a nice looking 3D object will pop up after a couple of
OK, now it's time to add some color to our 3D object. We'll start
off by making the entire object dark blue. This is done by setting
the foreground color to dark blue and clicking the  Color
selection action once.
The finished interface has a black line going around the interface
and it seems to be sunken into the interface. Choose Select
> Load Selection... and select the Original Channel.
Next choose Select > Modify > Contract...
and contract selection by 16 pixels. Choose Select > Modify
> Contract... again and this time contract selection by 4 pixels.
Round off the corners on this selection by running the  Smooth
curve 5 times like you did in step 2. Set the foreground color to black an click the  pattern
Let's add some more color to our simple interface. Set the foreground color
to orange and click the  Color selection action.
Use the eliptical marquee tool and place a circle (90 x 90
pixels) on one side of the interface. Set the foreground color to
black and run the  Pattern action. Next click the 
Color selection action.
Use the type mask tool and enter some text. In this example I
used Times New Roman and a font size of 65 pixels. When the text is
aligned run the  Pattern action again.
Repeat step 9 and 10 to make another "button" and text
There you go!
To better understand how the actions work and how to use the
actions in the most effective way try turning the different layers
"on and off".