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I'm new to blender, trying to make my first model. I've got a body, a shoulder, an arm and a head - all separated. How do I connect them correctly?
if parts are in the same object:
You can make new faces by selecting at least 2 edges and typing [F]. If you 2 have edgeloops with the same edge count you can use bridge [W]->Bridge. You can also merge vertecies. To do so, you need to select verts desired to be merged and type [alt]+ [M] and choose option. you can also access this menu from [W]->Merge
If parts are multiple objects:
select multiple objects and type [ctrl]+[j] and it will join selected to active object
tip: when you are making model and know that it will need connecting przepare the same edge count on both borders.
I would advice you to learn about topology if you are serious about modeling, ex.: http://cgcookie.com/blender/cgc-series/learning-mesh-topology-collection/
You can do that using Vertex Snapping :) http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.4/Tutorials/Modeling/Meshes/Snap_to_Mesh
You can merge two vertexes/faces/edges so that they become one
Here I found some Youtube vid tutorial that might help you get started: Search for "Vertex Snapping Blender" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hCwO1KfbcQ