Normally, for work like this, I would go into Illustrator or some other vector based program and work from there. However, for some things, like a quick logo on a ship’s fin in a space dog-fighting scene, that might be more work than is necessary. Small, simple designs like that are within Photoshop’s ability to handle. Thus, I’m using this tutorial.
Rather than post a lot of images, I used layer masks to show some effects side by side. I’ve used zig-zag, wave, and ripple filters after using the extrude filter. The extrude filter has two options. Blocks:
You can play with gradients to get different ‘layering’ effects, and use masks and overlap filters to get even more effects. Have fun.