About the Owner

Michael Tamburro ~

Owner and Designer

In December of 1985, Michael Tamburro, a sophomore in high school, started as an apprentice for a cabinet shop in Elmwood Park, NJ. After graduating, they hired him full-time and developed in him the foundational skills of designing and building custom cabinetry and furniture. As Michael matured in the craft, he realized the gifts he was given and this was going to be his life-long profession. Many years have come and gone, but his passion and knowledge for the craft continue to grow.


what's the difference?

It's really about the True Designer of all things...

Ingrained Handcrafted Cabinetry and Furniture is a family business.  We're passionate about our clients and serving you and your family.  We understand the needs of our clients and what you expect from a craftsman invited to work in your home or business. 

More importantly, the passion for our  work begins and is ingrained in us because of our love for the Lord, Jesus Christ, who is the True Designer of all things.  You may be thinking, "Why should I care about this?" and our answer to you is extremely important.  We have committed our business and personal lives to bring glory to God. We hold ourselves to a higher standard of integrity and ethics that is not often found in today's marketplace, and that directly impacts our work and you as our client. We're not out to push our beliefs on anyone, but we expect you to see something different in us and how we do what we do.

If you have a desire to know more about what Jesus Christ has ingrained in our hearts, give us a call or visit www.needhim.org

Words to live by:   "Trust in the Lord with all of your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your path." Proverbs 3:5-6


Customer satisfaction is our #1 priority.

Handcrafted quality makes all the difference. ..




A Special Note To Designers

"At Ingrained, we pride ourselves on the ability to listen to you and create your vision. Our highest priority is to make our designers look extraordinary, period." - Michael Tamburro, Owner

We're finding the word "custom" has lost its intended meaning in our industry, which could significantly impact your business.  The team at Ingrained just celebrated 30 years of experience in the custom cabinetry and furniture industry, serving your residential and commercial needs in the Greater NY/NJ Metro area.  Our industry expertise is valuable to you in the project planning stages through to building and installation at your client's home or business location. 

What makes Ingrained different is that we are a full-service, true handcrafted cabinetry shop.  This means everything we offer our clients is created and finished at our wood shop, made to your project specifications. We do not resell "stock" cabinetry or national brand pre-finished cabinetry products (excluding hardware or non-wood accessories).  Give us a call so we can meet to talk about your next project or visualize the difference in choosing handcrafted cabinetry and furniture on our website, www.ingrainedcabinetry.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

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