My recent black limba Tele build
This is a rebodied American Standard. Bought a like new '04 Tele for $650, sold the original body for $200, and used the neck and hardware. Net cost: $450. Spent $100 for enough 14" wide limba for three bodies. ($33 for one) $50 for lacquer, sandpaper, etc. Total build cost: $533. Pride of ownership: Priceless.