Phantastic Phinds: 21 Ways to Reuse Old Window Frame Sashes | Shadow Box or Display Shelf: Make a frame; add window with hinge for displaying items safely under the glass or leave open and use as a display shelf - See more at: http://phantasticphinds.blogspot.com/2011/09/21-ways-to-reuse-old-window-frame.html#sthash.0sRiLDBB.dpuf
This website has a few how to videos - it is called Man school. I really like it. How to build shelf brackets by michael bronco. http://www.manschoolprogram.com Build your own shelf brackets without spending more that a couple bucks. Materials needed: 1x2 and 1x3 pine, 3-or-4- penny finish nails, wood glue.