I thought about the router process too, Norm, but I thought that this would even make it more complicated for Boyd. It is the "right" way to do it. You want to stay away from nails with this though in case you want to sand the floor again. The nails will tear up the expensive drum sander drums nd paper in a flash.
Do you have as many routers as the other Norm??? LOL and wishing I did but couldn't afford all the bits either.