Maybe it's more of a coat rack? Any way, you can hang all kinds of things on this part of a tree! I'm surprised I haven't seen more of these around. Pine trees produce these structures quite naturally.
Hat Stand in use behind the front door.
The Hat Stand is stabilized at the top by three eye bolts connected by fishing line.
Close up view of the Hat Stand crown surface.
Hat Stand crown.
The stump of the tree that the Hat Stand was made from.
Cutting down the tree for the Hat Stand. I used an ax that I got from the author of the Goblins Webcomic when I went up to visit.