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A wood file cabinet contains your important documents. Just as files are important to you, this cabinet is important for your home and office furniture. No matter if you have stored your files on internet, you might need to keep a hard copy of the important documents.

Black Wood File Cabinet is one of such storage product that comes in different functionality and design. Some wood filing cabinet is designed only by keeping room or office décor in mind, while some other cabinets are designed by keeping functionality as well as décor.

Not to forget my favorite color which gives me a blend of black wood and the room I live in. I love designing my home with the same color theme.

The file cabinet will give you the ease to access your file even if the digital server is down. So, hard copies are very important in the physical world. However, buying a filing cabinet is not a simple task, especially when you have a lot of choices available in the market. You should find a filing cabinet that can fit perfectly under your desk and blends in the home or office décor as well.

If you don’t know much about filing cabinet but you want to choose the best one, then our guide will help you in choosing. After testing many wood file cabinets, only 8 cabinets pass our test and lie on our standards. Without further delay NOW I am listing the Top 8 file cabinets for you.

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Sunon: 3-Drawer, Wood File Cabinet

Sunon 3 Drawer Mobile File Cabinet Wood Rolling File Pedestal Cabinet,Fully Assembled Except Wheels and Handles (Black)
  • [Compatibility] Mobile file cabinet on five wheels has a modern, elegant melamine finish with simple and sleek silver metal handles, fitting under most desks for home office use.
  • [3-Drawer Filling] The wood file pedestal on wheels has 2 box drawers and 1 file drawer. The top two drawers provide storage space for small items and the bottom filling drawer accommodates letter size hanging files, keeping documents organized.
  • [Five Casters] The rolling file cabinet offers mobile storage for home office,easy to move under desk or wherever you want.The center auxiliary caster under the file drawer prevents tipping to add stability.
  • [Eco-Friendly] Made of P2 grade particle board core and laminate surface, the 3 drawer file cabinet is non-toxic and environmentally friendly, safe and secure for your home or office.
  • [3-Year Warranty] If you have any problem about this 3 drawer mobile file cabinet, please feel free to contact us and we will give you solution within 24 hours. Fully assembled except casters and overall size is 16.2"W×18.9"D×27.6"H(not including casters).

Let’s say you find it hard to assemble furniture and there are times when certain screw gets lost in the way of assembling. Keeping this in mind, this wood file cabinet comes with pre-assembled material. Moreover, Sunon 3 has easy to move feature due to its FIVE CASTERS it will help you to place the wooden cabinet in your desired place. Moreover, its central auxiliary caster provides stability hence preventing tips.

You should also know that it has 2 box drawers and 1 file drawer. You can use the top two drawers for placing small items. On the other hand, you can use the bottom filing drawer to accommodate letter-size or legal-size files. This feature also lets you hang your files which will keep your documents organized.

Another good feature is its eco-friendly material. It is made up of P2 grade particleboard which is not only eco-friendly but it is non-toxic. Its non-toxic property makes it safe and secure for your family.

 

Pros
  • Five wheels
  • Elegant Melamine Finish.
  • Dark Oak finishing
  • Comes in 4 finishing
  • For letter- or legal sized documents
  • Pre-assemble
  • Made from sustainable material
  • silver metal handles
  • 3-year warranty
Cons
  • No as such.

 

Bush Furniture Wood: File-Cabinet 2 Drawer

Bush Furniture Cabot 2 Drawer Lateral File Cabinet, Espresso Oak
  • Full extension ball bearing slides enable easy access to contents at back of drawers
  • File drawers can accommodate letter- or legal sized documents
  • Meets ANSI/BIFMA standards for safety and performance
  • Rich Espresso Oak finish accented by Chrome hardware for a simple, elegant and timeless appearance
  • Backed by the Bush Furniture 1year Manufacturer's Warranty

One of the best features I like most is about this wood file cabinet is its, safety and performance. It meets ANSI/BIFMA standards so, you can easily rely on it. Moreover, it can accommodate any letter or legal sized documents. Besides accommodating documents it can hold up to 200lb of weight.

If you are worried about the scratches on your furniture then you should know it has a scratch-resistant surface. If you are a good person and cares about your environment then you should know that this wood file cabinet is made from sustainable material.

Another good feature is it’s easy to slide extension ball bearing. This feature will help you to easily access the contents at the back of drawers.

This cabinet comes in 2 widths you can either have 18W or 32W. So, if you have wide space available you can have 32W if not you can accommodate 18W. You should also know that it has Rich Espresso Oak finishing highlighted by Chrome hardware to give it a chic and sleek look.

 

Pros
  • Ball-bearing slides
  • 200lb weight capacity
  • 6 Finishing to choose from
  • Scratch resistance surface
  • For letter- or legal sized documents
  • Meets ANSI/BIFMA standards
  • Made from sustainable material
  • 1year Manufacturer’s Warranty
Cons
  • Not pre-assembled

 

DEVAISE: Best 2-Drawer, Locking File Cabinet

DEVAISE 2-Drawer Wood Lateral File Cabinet for Home Office, Black
  • FUNCTIONAL: Lateral filing cabinet with contemporary look that can be the little extra you needed in your office space. Large enough to put printer and scanner on. And it can be used as storage cabinet, printer stand.
  • ANTI-TILT INTERLOCK SYSTEM DRAWERS: Heavy duty interlock system is ideal for muti-drawer; It is vital that only one drawer at a Time can be opened, this wood file cabinet provides maximum flexibility and anti-tilt.
  • FULL-EXTENSION DRAWERS: 2 large drawers with removable divider accommodates Letter-size, A4, Legal size hanging file folders. With high quality full-extension slide, these filing cabinet drawers move fluidly with ease and open completely makes it easy to access the contents in the back of the drawers.
  • HEAVY-DUTY DESIGN: Stable construction and reinforced structure ensure years to use. Support weight up to 220 lbs. Made of Eco-friendly board, it's water-resistant, scratch-proof and easy to clean.
  • INSTALL & SERVICE: Over Dimension: 35.43"W x 15.75"D x 29.33"H . Assembly required with instruction and provide 24*7 service.

Let’s say you have important files at home and you don’t have a wood file cabinet to store them. You put your important files on the table or in the dresser but when you try to find your important file. You come to know that they are folded and you cannot use them now.

To save your files from any sort of tempering you need to have a wood file cabinet. By wood file cabinet you can not only save your files but you can also organize them. Organizing files are also difficult to do without a file cabinet.

One of the best features I like the most is its Anti-Tilt Interlock System which helps you to secure your files.  In addition, to save Letter-size, A4, Legal size documents it can also hang file folders.

You should also know that it is very sturdy due to its reinforced structure. Moreover, it can support weight up to 220 lbs. considering it’s easy to clean property It is also water-resistant and scratch-proof. So, you can easily wipe any stain from this cabinet.

 

Pros
  • Heavy-duty interlock system
  • removable divider
  • Stable construction
  • Scratch resistance and water-resistant
  • For letter- or legal sized documents
  • Support weight up to 220 lbs
  • Made from sustainable material
Cons
  • Difficult to assemble

 

Bush Furniture Salinas: Lateral-File, Cabinet Wood

Bush Furniture Salinas Lateral File Cabinet, Vintage Black
  • Lateral File Cabinet finished in Vintage Black with a slightly distressed touch for a casual look
  • Elegant metal drop pull hardware finished in Tumbled Pewter
  • Drawers glide on smooth full-extension ball-bearing slides for an easy reach to the back
  • 32W x 20D x 30H filing cabinet stores letter and legal-size files
  • Three distressed finish options include Cape Cod Gray, Vintage Black or a cream colored Antique White with Tumbled Pewter hardware

If you want a sleek and casual look then I would recommend this lateral file cabinet to you because it is finished in Vintage Black with a little distressed touch. One of the best features I like the most is its glide on a smooth full-extension feature it glides with ball-bearing slides for an easy reach to the back.

You can easily access the files by pulling down the elegant metal drop finished in Tumbled Pewter. Its curved base rails will help you to easily access the files you want. If you concern about the environment then you should know that it’s made up of sustainable material.

In order to give you quality and safety, this file cabinet meets ANSI/Soho standards. Moreover, If you want to consider more finishing options then you should know that it comes in Cape Cod Gray, Vintage Black, and a cream-colored Antique White.

 

Pros
  • Curved base rails
  • Finished in Vintage Black
  • Stable Engineered Wood
  • Meets ANSI/Soho standards
  • For letter- or legal sized documents
  • Support weight up to 200 lbs
  • Made from sustainable material
  • Metal drop pull hardware in a tumbled pewter finish
  • 1-year warranty
Cons
  • Not pre-assemble

 

Target Marketing: Solid Wood Filing Cabinet Black

Target Marketing Systems Bradley Collection Modern 2 Drawer Filing Cabinet With Metal Handles, Black
  • Perfect Dimensions: Sized to Be Easily Space Accommodating While Providing Appropriate Storage Space, This Filing Cabinet Has Been Designed With Dimensions of 26.5" x 16.8" x 15.75" and Drawer Dimensions of 12.5" x 14.5" x 9.5" Making it Easy to Place and Provide Ample Storage Space in Each of the Drawers
  • Durable Craftsmanship: This Filing Cabinet Has Been Designed With Quality Engineered Wood and Durable Metal Drawer Handles to Present a Filing Cabinet That Will Be Durable and Long Lasting For Several Years to Come
  • Modern Design: This 2 Drawer Filing Cabinet Has Been Created to Be Space Accommodating While Providing Plenty of Storage Space. Designed With Metal Handles, it Gives a Modern Yet Elegant Finishing Touch That Adds a Nice Touch to Your Décor
  • Convenient Design: Compliment Your Home or Office Décor With This 2 Drawer Filing Cabinet, Designed to Provide Storage Space it Declutters Your Home or Office While Adding a Stylish Finishing Touch. Use the Top to Display Accent and Complimentary Décor
  • Purchase with Confidence: Target Marketing Systems is Dedicated to Providing High Quality Furniture through Innovation for Over 30 Years. Affordability and Trust is a Must With Target Marketing Systems

Let’s say you are on a budget and want to buy a cheap wooden filing cabinet.  Buying a cheap product doesn’t mean that it will break easily and will not fulfill its purpose. This solid wood filing cabinet is not only light on a budget but it is also durable because It is designed With Quality Engineered Hard Wood.

One of the best features which I like the most is its Metal Drawer Handles which helps you to access things easily. Its metal handles not only provide easy pulling but its elegant style attracts everyone’s eye. Its color and finishing can easily blend in almost every décor.

You should know that it has a firm top which lets you put any decoration, flower, clock, and any other piece of antique you want. Moreover, due to its elegant design, it will adore your home or office décor. If you have more files then you can also choose 4 drawers file cabinet. Moreover, you can also choose between white and black color.

 

Pros
  • Designed With Quality Engineered Wood
  • Durable Metal Drawer Handles
  • Stable Engineered Wood
  • Top to Display Accent
  • For letter- or legal sized documents
Cons
  • Difficult to assemble

 

Lorell 14341: Two-Drawer, Vertical Metal File Cabinets

Lorell 14341 18 Deep 2-Drawer File Cabinet, Black
  • Two drawer vertical file cabinet
  • Steel construction
  • Letter size- -High-side drawers
  • Glide suspension

Let’s say you have important files at home and your child is playing in the same room he/she will not see whether it is important or he/she will start to play with it. In this scenario, you will need a file cabinet that will secure your files.

You should know that this file cabinet comes with a lock that secures both drawers. This securing feature will keep your files safe. You should also know that it has glide suspension which lets you to easily pick any file you want.

Another good feature is its durability it comes with a warranty of 5 years. It is quite durable because of its steel construction.  To give it a sleek and chic design it has the finishing of baked enamel.

One of the best features of this product is that it requires minimum assembling. So, you only have to screw some screws the result will be delivered to you pre-assembled.

 

Pros
  • Glide suspension
  • Durable Metal Body
  • Come in 2 colors
  • Top to Display Accent
  • For letter- or legal sized documents
  • 5 years Warranty
  • Returnable within 30 days of receipt
Cons
  • Light Weight

 

Sauder Clifford: Best Lateral File Cabinets

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Sauder Clifford Place Lateral File, Grand Walnut finish
  • Drawers with full extension slides hold letter or legal size hanging files to keep your important documents organized
  • Safety mechanism allows only one drawer open at a time to keep you and your family safe
  • Drawers lock for secure storage of your important documents. Inside drawers - 26 W x 12.75 D x 8.75 H
  • Grommet hole and pass-through allow convenient paths for cables and cords
  • Solid wood feet for long lasting durability

If you are concerned with the environmental issues and want to contribute to lessening the carbon footprint then you should try to choose such products which can be recycled again. So, this file cabinet is made up of Recycled Material.

Another good feature you should look at is its Grand Walnut Finish. This finishing will easily blend in any décor no matter whether it is home or office. Its sleek design and sturdy material is the reason I am referring it to you.

One of the best features which I like is its Drawers lock which gives you secure storage of your important documents. Moreover, consider the scenario that you are looking for a file in the lower drawer and your child suddenly opens the upper drawer you can definitely bump your head.

So, to save your head from bumping, this lateral file cabinet will only allow opening of one drawer at one time.

 

Pros
  • Recycled Material
  • Extension slides hold letter
  • Only ONE drawer open at a time
  • Drawers lock for secure storage
  • Solid wood feet for long-lasting durability
Cons
  • Takes Time to put pieces together

 

DEVAISE: 3-Drawer Black Wood Lateral File Cabinet

DEVAISE 3-Drawer Wood File Cabinet, Mobile Lateral Filing Cabinet, Printer Stand with Open Storage Shelves for Home Office, Black
  • MULTIFUNCTIONAL & STYLISH: This filing cabinet with open storage spaces, file drawers and storage cabinet is designed to keep the office machines, paper, files and suppliers organized. It can be fixed beside or under desk. The sleek and modern finish is an easy fit for office or home study.
  • AMPLE WORKSPACE: Spacious desktop can hold your printer or scanner, while open storage shelves can easily isolate the space according to your usage.
  • 3 DRAWERS & LARGE OPEN STORAGE: 2 top small drawers provide a plenty of storage space for small items. Bottom drawer keeps hanging letter, A4 size files organized and extends fully for easy access.
  • EASY TO MOVE: Rolling on four wheels, this printer stand can be moved and adjusted in position freely. Built-in brakes on front two casters to keep it in position and add stability.
  • HEAVY DUTY & EASY ASSEMBLE: This solid constructed office lateral cabinet with evenly distributed maximum weight capacity of 100lbs. Overall dimension: 32"W x 16"D x 26"H (including casters), easy assembly with all tools and instruction included. If you have quality problems, just contact us.

Let’s say you have more than just files to put on your file cabinet like you want to put a printer or scanner on your file cabinet so, you want a file cabinet to be big enough to accommodate different products. By keeping this in mind I am referring this product to you.

One of the best features which I like the most is its Ample Workspace. You can easily put a scanner or a printer on its desktop. Moreover, in addition to the 3 drawers, it has open shelves which allow you to put different things according to your choice.

Another good feature is that the top 2 small drawers provide abundant storage space for small items. On the other hand, its bottom drawer is used to keep the hanging letter as well as A4 size files. You can also put any other accessories you like on the desktop.

You should also know that you can move this wooden file cabinet easily because of its 4 wheels. In addition to the wheels, it has built-in brakes on the front two casters to keep it in a firm position and add to give stability.

 

Pros
  • Multifunctional & Stylish
  • Can hold Printer or Scanner
  • 3 Drawers & Large Open Storage
  • Easy To Move
Cons
  • Difficult to assemble

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Buyers Guide

A wooden file cabinet is an important furniture to have in one home because it provides more organizing options in little possible place. But choosing the best quality wooden file cabinet can be quite daunting. There are many types of best file cabinet available in the market. To choose the best one you need to know what your priorities are.

After knowing your priority you can narrow down your research and can have the best file cabinet for you. It comes in many shapes, sizes prices, and so on. The difference is due to the different requirements of the customer.

So, to all about wood cabinet let’s dive into the different things which you should look before buying out one.

Types

There are two types of filing cabinet which are lateral and vertical ones. But we can also categorize file cabinets based on the material from which it is made.

Wood file cabinet

These cabinets are most preferred due to their low weight and sleek design. Wood cabinets also come in different materials and in different finishing.

Metal file cabinets

These metal cabinets are also chosen by many people due to its durability and sleek design.

Aluminum

This type of file cabinets is not a common choice of the people and there are seldom listed anywhere. They are not the choice of the people because they are expensive.

Combined materials

Combined materials are also the choice of many people of its combined feature of durability and different wood finishing.

File Cabinets with casters

If you want to move your file cabinets then you will need file cabinets with casters. Usually, file cabinets with casters come with a mechanism of breaking by which you can place it stationary at your desired place.

Such cabinets also have an additional wheel at the center to give the cabinet the stability it requires.

File cabinets with different drawers

Cabinets have different drawers it can range from 2 to 4. Some special cabinets can provide you with a customized number of drawers. Keep in mind that it is the highlighted part of the cabinets. You have to make sure that each drawer glides smoothly on the metal rails.

Drawers also come with safety stops which prevent the drawers from falling out. Another thing to look for is its internal drawer’s space. You need to check whether or not you can easily reach the end of the file cabinet.

Handles are also part of the drawers so, you also need to check whether or not the handles provide ease of push and pull. The handles are usually made up of metal but some can also be made up of wood.

File cabinets with locks

You should also look for a locking mechanism because it will secure your files and prevents the access of any unauthorized person.

File cabinets with extra space

There are certain file cabinets that will provide you extra space for putting other essential things like you can put printer or scanner if the file cabinet has a place for them. Some file cabinets also come with open shelves in addition to the drawers. So, you can also put additional files in them.

Sustainability

Sustainability is very important nowadays because people are getting aware of the impact of a footprint on the earth. So, people are trying to make their utmost effect in reducing the harmful products thus using sustainable products.

There are file cabinets which are made up of sustainable materials. So, you can have such file cabinets if want to reduce the footprint on the earth.

Price

Price is no doubt an important thing to consider because some wooden file cabinets will provide you storage and ease at reasonable prices simultaneously. So, you should consider the file cabinets which are good in both price and features. Of course, more features will come at more prices but there are file cabinets which let you have good price and good features simultaneously.

Size

Size is the first thing that you need to consider because you need to know where you are going to put your file cabinets. If you made a mistake of the size you cannot properly fit your new file cabinets. So, first, measure the dimensions of the place where you want to put your file cabinets.

Warranty

If you want your file cabinets to be durable and to last long you should look at the warranty. Some cabinets come with a warranty and some may not.

FAQs

How much weight can a filing cabinet support?

Ans. Weight depends on the type of filing cabinet you use.  Usually, a filing cabinet can support a weight of 200 to 220lb. There are many choices that let you have more weight carrying capacity.

How deep is a standard filing cabinet?

Ans. normally it is 25″ deep but it can be extended up to 27 to 28 and a half inches. Depth is considered by the type of file you are going to store in it.

What is the difference between lateral and vertical file cabinet?

Lateral file cabinet drawers can extend from the long side whereas vertical cabinet drawers can extend from the short side. Of course, the extension depends upon the type of file cabinet you are using.

Do I need to Use sustainable material?

If you want to make the world free of pollution then you should always choose sustainable materials. But the choice is totally up to you. By using sustainable products you will contribute in making the world a healthy place for your children to live in.

Can you clean Filing Cabinet?

Ans. Yes, you can and those filling cabinet which is water-resistance are also very easy to clean you just need a socked cloth wipe it off and let the air to cool it.

Why one drawer is opening at one time?

Ans. It is a special feature introduced on purpose in the filing cabinet. There are times when you are accessing your files and someone can accidentally pull another file which can hurt your head. So, to avoid it, its special feature is introduced which only lets one cabinet to be open at one time.

Conclusion

Filing cabinets are not just for organizing your files they are also an essential part of your home or office décor. To help you organize your files Filing cabinets have different drawers some drawers also come with a hanging files option to further organize the files.

Installation and extra space are also very important because you have to assemble the drawers. It can take more time if assembling is difficult. Moreover, difficult assembling may require more than 1 person.

So, easy assembling can give you the perfect black wood filing cabinets which you require. By considering these features you can easily narrow down your choices and can get to the point where you can easily choose the best.

All these features are to be considered in buying the best wooden file cabinet for you. If you are not still sure about your choice you can go through the buyer’s guide once again but this time try to note down the points.

 

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