A Few Links
Here are a few links worth bookmarking and a little description of what you may find there:
Amateur Telescope Making Resource. Lots of good reading here.
Telescope Mirror Blanks available and reasonable prices and complete grinding kits. Offering an 8.4 inch kit for $149.
Highly recommended Celestron SkyMaster 15x70 binoculars and tripod adapter.
Discovery Optics. Buy a completed mirror here. Offering 8 inch mirrors in F6, F7 and F8 for $299.
Zone number and radii calculator. Might be helpful later.