Progress and almost done.....

Fully extended at 10 1/2 feet, I managed to only have 3/8" sag in the middle thanks to custom modified extensions

Yes, its a mess but its my mess and it feels like the good kind, the productive kind!  Anyone who works with Walnut knows the 'black hand' phenomenon, same happens with White Oak.

The first coat of oil is always ecstasy - don't ask me to elaborate further......