Making a wooden bow case.


I am wanting to make a wooden case to put my compound bow in. Standard sort of case design similar to this http://www.cabelas.com/products/Cpod0004469.jsp . Its a long time since I've done any serious woodworking though and I'm after some tips. To make one of these I'm going to end up with two box shapes that I'll join with a hinge down one side. Obviously I want the two halves to match up ie don't want one half to be slightly bigger/smaller than the other. So I was wondering how you experienced guys would go about making one. Would you make up the two seperate halves using some form of jig or would you make one box shape (I'm thinking the ends and the sides here) and then cutting it all the way round the centre to produce the two halves? Or possibly something else I've not thought of.
thanks for you input
Gav
PS. Sorry if my explanation is not clear
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Gav wrote:

I'd go with #2. Mark and saw carefully. Clean the edge up with a block plane, card scraper, or just a sanding block to remove the saw marks.
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Gav wrote:

David Marks made a tool chest on the Woodworks TV show by gluing up the entire box--all six sides, then using a saw (it was his 20" band saw, I think) to slice the top off. You could do it on a table saw too, one side at a time. Use feather boards to make sure the box stays against the rip fence.
--Steve
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Steve wrote:

And don't cut all the way through the sides. Leave a heavy sixteenth and cut through the remaining with a razor knife or hand saw, then clean up the edges with a plane.
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Make one box then cut it in half. Some use a bandsaw but I like a table saw. I set the height of the blade about 1/32" less than the thickness of the wood so that you almost cut the top off. Use a utility knife to cut the top free then plane it smooth.
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