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Depends on what you're looking for, and what you mean by "not a lot of money". I really like the look of Creston guitars for Fenderish designs. His prices seem to start very reasonably. For a more Gibsony look, I'd recommend DGN Guitars. He's getting a good reputation these days though, so maybe not as cheap as he once was.
There's a lot of guys doing really good Fender Teles/Strats and Gibson Jr. styles at $2K-$3K. But to be honest, I don't think you really see custom/handmade archtop LPs at that price range. One option would be a Heritage H-150...you can spec out finish options, pickups, and neck shapes through a dealer like Wolfe guitars. I wouldn't say they're better or worse than a Gibson USA (I have a 535, I find it very comparable to a 335) but the pricing is a bit better as are the options.
But it's easy to see what that pricing is tough for a custom LP when a production LP standard costs near the upper end of the budget,