The professionals take a lunch break about 1 pm. Here's what it looked like today when they stopped:
Look at that beautiful floor! I almost want to just keep the plywood. Instead, we're going with a green & cream checkboard, per the original plan (decided not to refinish the wood -- added too much time, trouble, and $ to the project):
Also, all the appliances have arrived. Not much room left in the hold pen, er, living room.