A pedestal is a mount that has a 360 degree view around it. It typically is displayed on a wooden pillar or other type of "pedestal" base. The back of the mount is typically finished in leather or artificial rock. This type of mount attaches to the pedestal by use of a square pin system. Because of the extra work involved, the additional cost for this type of system is as follows. This price INCLUDES - Finishing of the backside of the mount and installation of a heavy duty square pin system. Price does NOT include wooden pedestal base itself. These can vary from very economical options, to heavy hardwood options. Please inquire!