Cheap DIY Vacuum Sealer

Considering the continued discussion regarding vacuum sealers, I thought this might be interesting to people:


http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2016/03/build-a-homemade-vacuum-sealer-with-just-a-few-dollars-worth-of-parts/

Interesting.  The “tape over the small hole you had to make” should be fine in a freezer environment, but you would need to use a tape that’s resistant to heat and water (maybe duct tape?) to not have the tape adhesive let go in a sous vide bath.