When I went by the house at lunch today I was able to snap some pics of the sanding. There is more sanding to be done to the areas I have photographed but it gives a glimpse of the real floor. EXCITING! And it really matches what we put in downstairs!
Also, the salvaged door we're using still had its lock mechanism so Todd found a local locksmith to make a new SKELETON KEY for it--how cool is that?! All the pieces work great (just missing a rosette for the interior knob) and function just like we had hoped--complete with a double deadbolt (you have to use a key on both sides). This is so awesome: