Cecil Tait

Cecil Tait

Cecil is a born and bred Shetlander. He decided to pursue a career in furniture making at an early age and studied at Glasgow School of Building and Printing, before taking a BA (Hons) in Furniture Craftsmanship and Design at High Wycombe. Upon his return to Shetland, he set up Paparwark Furniture, named after the Celtic monks who discovered Shetland. Cecil is renowned for the quality of his craftsmanship and innovative use of traditional techniques. He works very closely with clients, to create unique, bespoke furniture.

Samples of Cecil's Work

Contact The Shetland Gallery

The Shetland Gallery

Tel: 01957 744 259

Opening Hours

Easter until end-September, or by appointment (Tel: 01957 744 386)

Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday – 11am to 5pm
Sunday – 2pm to 5pm
Closed Mondays