My latest project. Replacing the wooden guide (left in photo equipment) of my old band saw for a guide consists of three wheels skating boots.The three wheels are adjustable in width and depth of the blade.
I have a smaller Dayton 54" blade lay-down saw that has NO bearings/guide wheels. When I first saw this article, my first thought was rollers from a sliding shower door. I wonder how those would work? they re only about 3/16" wide, and not made for speed or continuous use. Guide wheels and a new blade are keeping this saws from going back to work.