Nehi | Pot stand
Location: Ajnoha, Hoshiarpur, Punjab
Cultural region: Doaba
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.