Flame Box Elder Bowl with Turquoise Fill

  • Advertise with us
Project by John Choponis posted 10-16-2013 02:04 AM 1094 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In turning this bowl I found it had a rotten spot in it, so I filled it with turquoise.


15 comments so far

View ralbuck's profile


1087 posts in 1357 days

#1 posted 10-16-2013 02:12 AM

Neat trick!

Looks very fine.

-- just rjR

View John Choponis's profile

John Choponis

117 posts in 1784 days

#2 posted 10-16-2013 02:15 AM


View Monte Pittman's profile (online now)

Monte Pittman

18619 posts in 1429 days

#3 posted 10-16-2013 02:46 AM

Really cool job

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View JR_Dog's profile


526 posts in 1410 days

#4 posted 10-16-2013 02:47 AM

that’s awesome!

View doubleDD's profile (online now)


4025 posts in 1134 days

#5 posted 10-16-2013 03:55 AM

Great save. Beautiful turning.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

View Vince's profile


1059 posts in 2520 days

#6 posted 10-16-2013 07:11 AM

Well done

-- Vince

View Ken90712's profile


16042 posts in 2279 days

#7 posted 10-16-2013 09:26 AM

Nice love doing this as well. Great work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View aussiedave's profile


3109 posts in 915 days

#8 posted 10-16-2013 12:22 PM

Beautiful bowl John and nicely turned…well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

View John Choponis's profile

John Choponis

117 posts in 1784 days

#9 posted 10-16-2013 12:32 PM

Thanks for all of the positive comments.


View BalloonGuy's profile


93 posts in 1014 days

#10 posted 10-16-2013 12:35 PM

Well done, John! The color compliments the wood nicely.

-- Tom Peterson, Omaha, NE

View BENTWOOD's profile


359 posts in 873 days

#11 posted 10-16-2013 12:57 PM

That rot turned out to be a “happy accident”. Very nice!


View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

14414 posts in 2196 days

#12 posted 10-16-2013 01:07 PM

Beautiful bowl, john! I love red box elder!!.............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View MShort's profile


1757 posts in 2509 days

#13 posted 10-16-2013 01:59 PM

That turquoise made a nice addition to the beauty of the bowl. Excellent idea.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

View MarkTheFiddler's profile


2013 posts in 1279 days

#14 posted 10-17-2013 02:56 AM

Take junk and make a masterpiece. Beautiful Bowl! I’d like to learn a bit about using turquoise as a filler. Thanks for the inspiration.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

View Ronald G Campbell 's profile

Ronald G Campbell

754 posts in 1095 days

#15 posted 10-18-2013 12:03 PM

Great looking bowl John. Nice safe with the torqouise.

-- Ron Campbell

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics