Originally Posted by FretNoMore
Don't really see why that would be difficult; just take the existing top down to a level surface, glue on more wood, and reshape the top.
Probably better to just make a new body though.
To take a contoured body down so it was flat would make the body thin, you'd need to slap an 1" thick top on it to make up for the difference.
Maybe difficult isn't the right word, but buying a new body is certainly a better option.