collections / vintage drawers:

January 21, 2010

tall industrial atelier drawer chests

Old Switchboard Tabletop Wood Cabinet

Vintage Industrial Machinist Cabinet

Primitive Dutch Table Top Work Station

Early Century Oak Brass Sextet Cabinet, Early 1900s.

Industrial Vintage Medical Cabinet, 1940s.

Rustic Industrial File Sorting Box, 1940s.

Old Switchboard Tabletop Wood Cabinet, 1940s.

Vintage Factory Double Sorting Cabinet

wow. i stumbled upon factory 20 from cafe cartolina, a lovely art and inspiration blog. all items pictured above are from factory 20. i just want to enter into their world and live in it!

inspired but can't afford the full size cabinets?
here are some more affordable desktop
drawers to get your collection started:

( from left to right )

vintage metal index file from AMradio, $34
Vintage metal card file box drawer from littlebyrdvintage, $18.50
small vintage industrial metal 3- drawer box from dkgeneralstore, $20
Vintage Industrial Metal Slide Storage Box from backgarage, $28
Vintage Industrial Storage Chest from oldohiofarmfinds, $39.95
SALE Industrial Steel 6 Drawer Card File from bluebonnetfields, $110

23 hello's:

  1. Oooh, I love these finds! How lovely!

  2. these are beautiful - thanks so much for sharing!

  3. so gorgeous! love all of them!

  4. these are all so sweet! i really want to find an old card catalogue.

  5. Oh my, these are lovely. :)

  6. Wow...these are sooo nice!! I would love to have one :)

  7. Yes, yes, yes!! I'm definitely going to buy some of these! Thank you!

  8. Can you believe that in my post office they have very similar to the Rustic Industrial File Sorting Box, covering the whole wall!! And no one is using it! I want to buy it off them :))

  9. I love things like this. My friend just sent me a pic of this great piece ( from his shop. Makes me want to put very special things in each drawer. Lovely and rustic.

  10. mmm delicious... I dream of one day having a whole wall of drawers... all with little labels for special things. This is a beautiful selection!

  11. the second I opened this post I knew I HAD to send the link to my bestie so she could lust over all the drawers
    thanks for sharing ~ Sherry

  12. oh wow, how beautiful these all are. i love vintage perfect too for storing odds & ends.

  13. These are fantastic! Thank you for sharing!

    -Cara @ Live the Home Life

  14. i would LOVE to get a set of these with small drawers to organize craft supplies. they're the perfect size! happy weekend danni!

  15. Wow, I feel like I am totally one the same page as you this week. I just posted about a lovely vintage filing cabinet that I found at Salvation Army yesterday... only $20!

  16. Love, love, love this post! You just got my OCD going today :)

    Amanda @ Ruffled

  17. These cabinets are lovely... great inspiration for my new theme!

  18. hi! I came across Factory 20 just recently too.... love it, and the photography is great!
    love your blog too! x

  19. I just adore the three drawer box. So cute!

  20. What an awesome round-up! I want an old library card catalog cabinet so badly...

  21. These are awesome cabinets! I love that retro look. I would be hesitant to do anything but clean them up. If you re finish them it might take away from that charm.


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