|Scientific Name:||Chrysolepis chrysophylla|
|Location:||Pacific coast of USA|
|Crushing Strength:||4,100lbf /in2|
Chinkapin has a heartwood and a sapwood that is light reddish brown in color. The grain is straight and it has a medium texture. The wood has a low natural lustre. The end grain is ring-porous to semi-ring-porous. Chinkapin is rated as non-durable to perishable in regards to decay. The wood is good to work with and glues, stains, and finishes well.