Nehi | Pot stand


Category: Vastu
Location: Ajnoha, Hoshiarpur, Punjab
Cultural region: Doaba
Materials: Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The wooden members in a nehi are commonly joined using mortise and tenon technique. The inner edges of a nehi are carved such that a concave surface is formed when all the members are joined together. This ensures that the pot sits upright without toppling over.

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