Well I did a search for just stands, and there are more than 700 entries.
Here are a few belt sander-specific ones - Homemade Tools Search: belt sander stand
I use old drums from big trucks to make stands for my stuff. Very heavy and stable, and cheap or free to get. Go to a big truck shop and some will just give them to you, or go to a scrapyard and buy one. Typically 30 cents a lb where I live for steel/cast iron, so a drum costs me less than $30 if I can't get a free one. Drums are nice because without using casters you can move them around easily. I'll post a pic of one I'm building right now when I get out to my shop tomorrow.
Before I learned about using a brake drum from a truck, I used a wheel and tire from Craigs List free section.
The price was right, some scrap 2" pipe is the vertical member and the rest is welded up from a recycled bed frame.
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