Here is a compact ski boot dryer that uses air circulation to reduce moisture.  It is made from a scavenged  materials:  a computer fan, a DVD case, and some corrugated drain hose. 

I made it at TechShop


Step 1: Materials and Tools


120 MM computer fan  ( preferably > 70 CFS air flow and <25 DB noise level)
120 MM fan screen
 AC/DC transformer ( if needed, check the specifications for your fan -in the USA, 12v DC and 120v AC fans are common)
Polyethylene DVD stack cover
Polyethylene DVD jewel case
4 6x32 screws (length should be at least 1/4 inch longer than the depth of your fan)
(6 feet) 1 1/4" corrugated plastic drain hose
120x120mm closed cell foam sheet 1/8 " thick (for gasket)

hand rotary tool with small  drum sanding bit
razor knife
soldering iron

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