Position the head on a glass plate and fill in water with a syring through the spark plug hole until the water reaches the thread.Then determin the amount of water with the scale on the syringe.
pic: Determination of Cylinder Head Volume
Repeat this 3-4 times and calculate the average.If the cylinder head sealing surface is nice flat no water escapes between head
and glass plate. This is also a test if your sealing finish wassuccessful.