I did. The concerns with those types of designs are connection reliability. Bolts, screws, foil and wrapped wire for contacts just aren't that reliable in practice, batteries fall out or connections are interrupted.
The best design I've seen prior is this one: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:331394 but the contacts are expensive and structurally, the box can separate in the center unless you have it at low tension, in which case the batteries fall out. There's a reason commercial battery boxes use a spring and contact type design, the spring provides some shock absorption, and keeps the battery under tension against the contacts, the design works.
It might be just cheaper to buy a battery box than make one, however it's convenient to keep a stack off contacts on hand and make a battery box of any size immediately without having to wait.