The MSB:

Bookbinding Tuition

The Melbourne School of Bookbinding offers tuition encompassing all aspects of bookbinding. You can learn how to make a simple journal, modern and medieval books, as well as tooling and other forms of decoration, box making and restoration .

Tuition is divided into Courses and Workshops

Bookbinding Courses

The bookbinding courses are run in blocks of 4 weeks.

Each lesson is 3 hours long ( 1 block : 12 hours ).

They are run Monday – Wednesday, and Friday / Saturday, in either morning or afternoons timeslots.

In the first block, students make 4 different books, and all materials are included. Following blocks can then be continuous for as long as you desire and materials are payg . The more you attend, the more you’ll learn !


Workshops are run throughout the year. Generally, they are run on Saturdays, and concentrate on a particular binding style, structure, or technique. Sign up below to be notified as upcoming workshops are announced. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come , first served basis. If interest demands it, repeats of a workshop will be run.

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Off-site Workshops

Contact me for further information if you are interested in hosting bookbinding lessons at your library / educational institution / luxury yacht .

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