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Bisley Black 2- & 3-Drawer Locking Filing Cabinets

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Our 2- and 3-Drawer File Cabinets from Bisley are unequaled in design and construction. The ultimate in file cabinetry features single-frame, welded-corner construction, ball-bearing drawer glides, recessed handles and security locks. The 2-Drawer model features two letter-size hanging file drawers; the 3-Drawer features one. Because it's 29" high, it makes the perfect support for one or both ends of a Elfa Custom Desk Solution. Make sure you have enough letter-size files (sold separately) - ours come in a rainbow of colors.

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  • Steel construction with a finish that will not fade, peel or chip
  • Sophisticated matte finish is fingerprint-resistant
  • Bisley 2-Drawer File Cabinet weighs 29.06 pounds when empty
  • Bisley 3-Drawer File Cabinet weighs 31.15 pounds when empty

Bisley 2-Drawer Locking Filing Cabinet Black
  • SKU#: 10022003
  • 16-1/4" x 15-3/4" x 29" h
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Bisley 3-Drawer Locking Filing Cabinet Black
  • SKU#: 10022006
  • 16-1/4" x 15-3/4" x 29" h
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Bisley Black 2- & 3-Drawer Locking Filing Cabinets

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Bisley Black 2- & 3-Drawer Locking Filing Cabinets is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 102.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from CHEAP CONSTRUCTIION Had problems with the 3 drawer unit from the start. The top drawer was always loose, but it was just over a year when it completely fell out while shifting the unit about 3' over. I had a trusted handyman attempt to repair it, but the drawer glide on the inside had detached and couldn't be reattached. These units are so lightweight and cheaply constructed! I would never recommend them. When I called Container Store, they refused to do anything for me and said they would transfer my call to Bisley the manufacturer. As you might guess, after aroound 15 minutes, I was disconnected. I thought The Container Store was more reliable...very disappointed!
Date published: 2020-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great file cabinets, just the right height wanted lockable file cabinets to use for storage under a butcher block to make a desk - perfect height and the file cabinets store a good amount, so very happy. One thing to mention, on the 3 drawer version, only the bottom two drawers lock, the top drawer does NOT lock. Very happy, price is a bit expensive but its very hard to find anything as nice for cheaper.
Date published: 2019-07-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Serious Tipping Problem Read the instructions and several reviews so I was aware of the tipping problem. However, even though I placed files in the bottom row first, I still had a tipping problem as I placed files in the top drawer. Don't understand how this can be manufactured and sold with a structural tipping problem. I'm going to place a piece of granite in the bottom drawer to help weigh the unit down. I recommend paying more money to buy the premium version which also has optional rollers or an optional base which can be adjusted for uneven flooring.
Date published: 2019-05-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from not as high quality as expected The top two drawers slide nice and smooth. The bottom drawer doesn't seem to be installed quite right and has a catch in it. Hopefully I got a dud and they aren't all like this. I got it on sale for $160 and still feel like I paid about $80 too much.
Date published: 2019-04-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Lasted less than a year The top drawer of the 2-drawer file cabinet has come off the track on one side after owning this for less than one year. I have spent a few hours trying to fix it and get it to stay on the track, but haven't been successful. At this price, I would have expected these to last much longer than a year. These file cabinets are less than 1 year old and the one is already broken and now worthless. The other one isn't used very often, so I'm guessing that's why it hasn't come off the track yet. I reached out to customer service to see if there was anything they could do, because again, I feel at this price, it should last longer than a year. They told me nothing they can do but they could get me in touch with the manufacturer. No thank you, I don't want to waste anymore time trying to fix this myself. Hard lesson learned, but I won't be purchasing from here again.
Date published: 2019-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Modern Quality Filing Cabinet I’m happy with my purchase. I picked up a couple of Bisley pieces at the Milwaukee store. The good thing about shopping at the store is the customer service, ! haven’t seen the quality filing cabinet at this price point anywhere else. The three drawer is perfect plus using freedom filers I can easily spot the filing folder I need. There are many colors available to reflect personality. Classic black color works very well. Highly recommend!
Date published: 2018-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sturdy - excellent quality Love the 2 drawer locking file cabinet. I checked other stores where these types of files were for sale. This is -by far- the best quality for the price.
Date published: 2018-12-01
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Beautiful but low quality The colors on these are gorgeous in person, but if you're looking for a "real" filing cabinet, you'll need to look elsewhere. These aren't as bendy as the cheapest you can find, but they're a far cry from a really solid filing cabinet. When the doors are locked, if you try to open the door, the door on the side away from the lock will open an inch or more -- In the lowest quality cabinets the door will just buckle/bend, so this is better than that, but not much. The build quality just simply isn't excellent - but if you're going for decor and don't need anything super solid, this is a great option. If you're looking for superior build quality, go for the Premium Bisley - only downside is they don't come in all of these beautiful colors
Date published: 2018-11-20
Date published: 2018-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Filing Cabinet for sewing patterns I have 8 of these filing cabinets in my home. 4 are used to organize sewing patterns. Works wonderfully. Each hanging file can hold 2 -3 patterns and they are so easy to find now! Would recommend this product for all filing needs.
Date published: 2018-10-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Poor Quality for the price I have been searching for a stylish colorful home file cabinet with lockable drawers. Well I thought my search was finally over. I purchased the 3-drawer 10/5/2018 1. The Bisley brand name was not firmly attached to the cabinet. 2. The depth of the bottom file drawer was almost 4inches less then my current inexpensive file cabinet 3. The locking mechanism is very flimsy. I can pull on the drawers while locked and they appear to come open 4. At this price point I would have thought this would be a much better product by The Container Store
Date published: 2018-10-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very disappointed I purchased these file cabinets just under a year ago and one is already broken -- something happened to the track of one of the drawers and it will not close. These are in my home office and get very light usage - in fact I have been out of town for the last 5 months! For the price, even on sale, the quality is very poor. When I purchased them, I was a little worried because they are so light weight. But I trusted The Container Store to carry only high quality items, so purchased them anyway. One year later, I have to buy new ones.
Date published: 2018-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Storage Boxes Be Gone I purchased the 3 drawer Bisley filing cabinet in silver. There are other fun and fabulous colors to choose from so you can match any decor or mood. There is one designated large file drawer, but the two smaller drawers seem bottomless and are wide enough to fill with organizers. I was able to dispose of multiple cardboard storage boxes and have an attractive addition to my home office.
Date published: 2018-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful & high quality The three-drawer was perfect for my needs. Some hanging files & some piles of stuff. Except for large furniture & kitchen appliances, my whole house is Container Store. So this fit right in!!
Date published: 2018-08-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love them I bought 2 red file cabinets for my new Container Store closet. They fit and work perfectly. Highly recommend.
Date published: 2018-07-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I love my Bisley cabinets I have bought several Bisley cabinets, and if only I had space, I would buy more. They are perfect to store papers, art supplies, electronic gear, Lego and toys -almost anything you can imagine. I use one large 3-drawer locking Bisley file cabinet to corral all my jewelry. Older and more valuable things are locked in the two lower, drawers and my every-day costume jewelry lives in the top drawer. Knocked off one star because the drawers sometimes stick, or get mis-aligned. That is fixable but the cabinets especially don't like being moved on their sides.
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Doesn't hold up I purchased this for my office 10 days ago, while pulling the top drawer out to file a document, the entire draw came out just missing my feet. Needless to say it is being returned this weekend. Very disappointed.
Date published: 2018-02-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall good product!! The white 3 drawer filing cabinet is something between white and off white. The filing cabinet is spacious but it’s top heavy so don’t put anything heavy in the first or second drawer, or it’ll topple over!! I placed a printer on top of it to avoid this. Another thing is when the filing cabinet is locked, it also locks the drawer above so organize it so that the things in the second drawer are rarely needed. Overall, satisfied and happy with the purchase!!
Date published: 2018-02-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Attractive but...... In designing our work space, we were torn between this Bisley file cab and the premium Bisley file cab. Both come in great colors. Needed 3 drawers on a couple of units and 2 drawers on others. The premium allows for full access to files unlike this model which does not open fully extended. However, the premium didn't have a 3 drawer option. The worst part is that you can't mix and match because the height is different and the cabinets are used to support the desktops on one end. I am surprised that a premium retailer like Container Store does not insist on matching heights or at the least offer a solution for this issue.
Date published: 2018-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Colorful File Cabinets The Bisley locking file cabinets are a welcome addition to my office, which is a room open to my living room. The green pop of color matches my desk chair and accents well with my living room furniture. The other big plus is these cabinets are sturdy, unlike the flimsy metal cabinets I once owned.
Date published: 2017-10-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sturdy Cabinet with Good Finish Cabinet is well-built for the most part, but the bottoms of the drawers are rather flimsy. Colored finish is good though. Plenty of space and compact cabinet for its size.
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product this is a very nice file cabinet. it looks great and is built very holds the right amount of files.i am still waiting for the two drawer one (it is on backorder) to have a set. you can look at it in store to get a feel then buy it.
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice cabinet We needed a new file cabinet and decided to purchase this one while it was on sale. It was a very good decision. We loved the color and it arrived packed securely.
Date published: 2017-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great file cabinet I purchased this to be part of a small office in my kitchen overlooking the garden in my new home. I paired it with the melamine top and silver legs and it looks great. I purchased the 3 drawer cabinet but am going to get the 2 drawer cabinet as well. My printer fits perfectly on top.
Date published: 2017-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it!! I love these file cabinet. I bought both sizes. They deceptively hold loads and they are light weight, easy to k over if you like to move your furniture a lot.
Date published: 2017-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Item! Good sheet music cabinets are becoming more difficult to find these days. The Bisley filing cabinet fills this need in different ways: you can file loose sheet music in hanging folders in the large bottom drawer, and you can pile books in the smaller drawers. The lock above the 3rd drawer seals all 3 drawers. The variety of colors available for these cabinets is a big draw; mine is in Slate Blue. The cabinet isn't inexpensive but is worth its price; I'm currently saving up to get another one since, as seen in the accompanying photo, I need to file away more music books and papers.
Date published: 2017-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The perfect filing cabinet I originally loved this because there was a pink one, I was in the Cincinnati store and wanted the 3 drawer one and they didn't have one, so I was going to get a white one, but my thought was I could get a cheaper white filing cabinet back home. So I came home and went to every office supply store and couldn't find a "cute" filing cabinet that wasn't cheesy and locked. Needless to say, 2 weeks later, I ended up ordering the 3 drawer one online and driving an hour and a half back to Cincinnati to get it. I couldn't be happier with it. I'm super cheap and hated to spend $150 on it, but it was worth it. It looks very nice, it comes already assembled and it locks! They also have organizers/dividers in the store to help with storage on the top two drawers!
Date published: 2017-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Quality I was a little reluctant at first to order metal filing cabinets to add to my home office, as my cabinets are custom, high end, built ins. I wasn't sure they'd be nice enough! I was pleased to find out that they are actually very nice looking and great quality! They gave me the additional storage I needed without ruining the beauty of the room. I put a table runner across the top of mine to dress them up a little. And they came SO incredibly well packaged, it took a lot to finally get to see the cabinet! There were layers and layers of protection around each one to insure they arrived with no dents, dings, or scratches.
Date published: 2017-01-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from depth? I wish these more of a standard depth file cabinet. The colors are so pretty, but they seem to be playing at being file cabinets.
Date published: 2016-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great addition to home office This item is just what we needed to get our home office files and miscellaneous items organized! Appreciated that it came completely assembled. Sturdy, and sits firmly without any wobbling. As always Container Store provided a great product at a reasonable price!
Date published: 2016-10-04
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Community Q&A

How much would a two drawer Bisley weigh when full, on average? (Contents would just be paper in file folders.)

Asked by: MeeMaw77
On average, we estimate the two drawer Bisley will weigh 40 lbs. when full with paper and file folders.
Answered by: snzeigler
Date published: 2021-04-13

When does the sale end on the Bisley file cabinets?

Asked by: Linda Lou
Unfortunately, the Bisley File Cabinet sale has ended. Thank you for your question. We apologize for the late response. Please Sign up for our emails and our POP! Rewards Programs for the latest and greatest information on sales and offers (link below)!
Answered by: snzeigler
Date published: 2021-03-25

What is the measurement for the drawers

Asked by: Patti1957
The interior measurement of drawers are as follows: Bisley 2-Drawer - (2) 13-1/4" x 14-3/4" x 9-1/2" h. Bisley 3-Drawer - (2) 13-1/4" x 14-3/4" x 4-5/8" h. (1) 13-1/4" x 14-3/4" x 9-1/2" h.
Answered by: snzeigler
Date published: 2021-03-19

What is the space in inches from left to right.  I tried clicking on read more but nothing happened.  The full dimension would be helpful!

Asked by: WoWo
Our measurements go: length x depth x height. So left to right, both the cabinets are 16-1/4" long 16-1/4" x 15-3/4" x 29" h
Answered by: Hcordray
Date published: 2021-03-17

are these stackable?

Asked by: Nancy Kyle
No, these cabinets are not designed to be stacked.
Answered by: Hcordray
Date published: 2021-03-17

On the three drawer unit, do all three drawers lock or only the bottom drawer?

Asked by: romgbb
On the Bisley 3-Drawer unit the bottom two drawers lock and the top remains open always. Thank you for your question.
Answered by: snzeigler
Date published: 2021-03-15

My filing cabinet tipped over and now the top drawer won't go in correctly. Is there a way to take the drawer out so that I can look at it?

Asked by: caromcfey
The drawer can be removed by following the instructions at this link:
Answered by: DJones
Date published: 2021-03-13

I'm looking for the hot pink Bisley 2 drawer for cabinet as pictured with the orange one. Where can I find this?

Asked by: Hollywoodhain
Sorry we do not currently carry the pink Bisley 2- & 3-Drawer Locking Filing Cabinets. We recommend visiting the bisley website for more colors. Thank you!
Answered by: snzeigler
Date published: 2021-03-12
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