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I use OpenSCAD too. I started a design for the official touchscreen... with the intention if housing the screen, a pi, batteries, charger.

If you find something close enough and reasonably priced it's probably quicker and less painful to go with that. Especially if it is most likely a one off.

If the current box does the job well, maybe start with a simple case for the screen only and add that to the box.

Typically, I try to start with basic modules for the parts that will fit in the case and build in options to place screw holes, standoffs, openings etc. Using existing CAD files for the parts is also an option.

Then work on a simple case and use the part modules to place screw holes, cavities, etc.

Using Freecad or other can be helpful to move the parts around and work out how they could fit.