Oh yeah, I welded up a sweet new rocket ship vise pedestal. The angle of the photograph makes it look small and top heavy. It isn't. Its 36" high bringing the jaws up to about 42" from the floor in hopes of getting better posture when polishing brass. Thanks to the viking for the time on the mig welder to make this happen. Its super sturdy and I haven't even bolted it to the floor yet.
Here's a better picture: