Build this open shoe/boot rack using the free woodworking step-by-step instructions at the link.
Build a wooden boot rack using this free woodworking tutorial.
This would make a great beginners project that would get a lot of use. Build a boot and shoe drying rack using these free instructions.
Here is the original boot rack article straight from Book No. 4510, Practical Delta Projects. Delta Projects New and Novel Things to Make, Book 10 DELTA Mfg. Division.