They quickly set up shop in our driveway and made all the cuts on-site, measuring, trimming, polishing as they went.
This is the piece for the island. It's nearly the entire slab, and actually we have a much shorter overhang on the breakfast bar because the stone was not as big as we thought. It took every ounce of strength these guys had to move it.
And they CAAAAARRRRREEEEEFFFFFUUUULLLLLLLLLLLLLY placed it.
How it looks now:
You can note that the cooktop is in, as is the microwave, although the microwave must be chinched about 1/8 inch to the left as the right side cabinets cannot open without crashing into it.
Still left: a dab of painting, appliances, faucet, flooring, baseboard. They are hoping to be done on Friday, but we'll see. It is close.