Easily store your important documents and move them about your office or home with this three-drawer mobile file cabinet. It sits on casters so you can roll it around, and it features a small top drawer plus two letter-sized hanging file drawers....more
For the price this is a sufficient file cabinet; lightweight and esy to move. The cabinet comes ASSEMBLED so aside from attaching the casters it's ready to use right out of the box. The construction is sturdy and made of metal (not steel) so I suspect not fireproof ... though I hope to not find out. Handles are plastic and it does come with casters. The top drawer is great for storing supplies such as pens, small electronics, etc. and along with the first file drawer, locks. The lock itself is suffient to keep out curious family members/roomates but wouldn't hold up in an actual burglary.
Buy Two For A Great Desk Alternative!!!!
I bought two of these and now have a great looking and large functional desk. This is a cost effective alternative to buying a standard desk and is great for students because it is easy to move. To make a desk you need the following:
2 - Office Designs file cabinets
1 - closet or bedroom door from your local hardware store (pre-drilled knob hole a + for wires)
1 - roll of Velcro
1 - pint of paint or stain (optional)
Align the file cabinets at the location you want your desk using the door as a guide for alignment. Attach Velcro to bottom side of door and top side of cabinets. Place door on top of cabinets and you're done! For less than $200 you have a six drawer desk with enough space to work on.
How accurate was the sizing? Demensions are accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good quality for the price.
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? No mfg. defects however a small dent (not noticeable) at base, possibly from storage or shipping
This file cabinet is exactly what I needed and I am very pleased with it. The only problem was that the screw holes for the casters were too small for the screws. This didn't matter to me as I didn't use them. The cabinet fits perfectly under my desk without the casters.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. good
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? Holes that were drilled for the casters were too small for the screws.
I was a little skeptical about the quality considering the price. I was pleasantly surprised at the quality and balance of this unit. I had a much bigger cabinet recently that would tip forward when I opened the top drawer. this unit doesn't do that even with less weight in the bottom. Very happy and satisfied. Love the third drawer. Absolutely would buy another if I needed one. Highly recommended!!!
How accurate was the sizing? Perfect
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Solid
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? Yes
The price was decent, the size was great, I loved that there's a little drawer on top of the two big drawers. It holds a lot, but when I started to roll it to it's destination (about 5 ft away), the back two wheels came off completely, along with the brackets. So it's now sitting on the two front wheels and on the floor in the back. I couldn't put them back on because I was not about to take everything out that I had just put in...it was frustrating. I could just take the fron two wheels out, but I specifically wanted one that had wheels for ease of moving.
How accurate was the sizing? Sizing was exactly accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Wasn't too impressed.
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? Yes
The cabinet is a nice size, and has the three drawers (two for files, one smaller at the top) as described. However, though one file drawer and the smaller/top drawer DO lock, as advertised, they are able to pull out and away from the unit quite easily, so this is not at all secure. I wouldn't think this would be completely unbreakable or invincible, but I would think it would be a little more secure (I could easily pull these out, even when locked, if I pulled hard at all). The real problem with this, though, was that the screws included with the unit, needed to affix the bottom casters to the unit, do not fit the holes in the unit itself. So, I had to use my own screws and it was an effort to try to find just the right size. For the hassle, not a good buy.
This cabinet is attractive and I like the extra drawer. The screws provided for the casters were too large for the holes in the cabinet so I had to find other screws to use. In fact, I used different sized screws in almost every caster. Also, the filing cabinet drawers don't seem to adjust on the inside. Other than that, I like this cabinet alot.
Hello pitcher35, you should have any problems with the Office Designs Black 3-drawer Mobile File Cabinet putting folders with tabs in it. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 31, 2014
what is the measure to the top of the top drawer...on the casters? I have a table I want to put it under that has a lip that measures 28" high....and I am wondering if it will open.superdoc007 on Jan 21, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello superdoc007, the height of the Office Designs Black 3-drawer Mobile File Cabinet with casters is approx 29 inches. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 31, 2014
This locks the two file drawers or the small one and one file drawer?caltink on Jan 21, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello, caltink. The lock will secure the top two drawers only. Thank you for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 31, 2014
If I purchase two to place a top on them to make a desk, how much weight can the file drawers handle?dmstfs1570 on Sep 16, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for contacting us dmstfs1570. Approximately 200 lbs of evenly distributed weight and that the weight must be supported by all four edges of the top panel. Please let us now if you have any further questions.
overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 23, 2013
It would work but because they are on wheels I wouldn't sit on themkcforever on Oct 7, 2013
Hello cargirlrovae13, unfortunately this item is out of stock. We currently do not have inventory to check, and cannot guarantee the item will be restocked. I attached the link below to some others that might work for you. Please let us know if you have any further questions.
overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 9, 2013
Thank you for contacting us cargirlrovae13. The drawers only pull out ¾ of the way. Also the drawers cannot be removes. I would suggest you remove all contents and try turning the cabinet upside down and see if the lost paperwork will move out for them.
Please let us know if you have any further questions.overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 12, 2013
have no idea but for the price is sturdy and holds plenty of files I love the fact that you can roll it very easielysylmil1 on May 14, 2013
I have it packed full and it does great. I even use the top to support books.50beth on May 28, 2013
I didn't put the rollers on and don't have it completely full yet and have no problem when I pull drawers out with it tipping over or trying to. And I have my in-box file on top and mail scale and a wicker file folder, no problems, I love it.mcampbell56 on May 30, 2013
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