get a dock, cut a hole for it, secure it in place, add fiberglass, then fill with bondo, sand, sand, sand, sand some more, sand until it's smooth, prime, and then finish with vinyl or paint.
without a doubt you'll learn something if you read just one percent of the billions of LCD fabrication threads here. Just because it's a different component doesn't mean the process for integration is any different. Read the stickies. Use some imagination.