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.
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