My New Filing Technique is Unstoppable

two drawer, black metal, vertical file cabinet

A file cabinet or filing cabinet provides storage and organization for paperwork. In today's society, most homes have significant paperwork (deeds, warranties, medical records and more). For people who work from home (sometimes or regularly) a way to keep the related paperwork can be an important component of the workspace. This applies to students too.


  • lateral or vertical
  • number of drawers
  • suspension (a good suspension system will make the drawers open and close much more easily)
  • external facing (metal, plastic, wood and color)
  • size of paper held (adjustability)
Secret Files

"secret files" -- an unusual use for a file cabinet


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