I reaaally like this coat tree idea, we will need something flat for the entrance by the garage, could mount on the wall.
Coat tree. 1 4x4 post , 8 hooks , one fence topper. 4 shelve brackets, 1 2x4 24 inches. 2 2x4 10 inches
Free Standing Coat Tree - Foter
super stable coat tree - engineering! could definitely be a DIY http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/product.asp?SKU=17532553
The Bay Shore Coat Tree Rack
DIY coat rack, coat tree, coat stand, hat stand More
Assemble the rack to build a standing coatrack
Distressed Edwardian Painted Hall Stand. - For Sale | Distressed But Not Forsaken
Pantonia on Behance
Keeping Clothes Off The Floor: 28 Coat Racks And Stands | DigsDigs. Love the tree! Would paint it grey.