The Shakers used graceful pegs mounted on clear pine pegboards to hang clothing, mirrors, shelves, drying racks, kitchen utensils, herbs, and even chairs (to make sweeping the floors more efficient). Our Shaker pegs are copied from an original found in the Canterbury, New Hampshire Shaker community. Length is 7.3cm , plus 1.6cm long x 1.3cm diameter tenon. Overall length is 8.9cm . Turned to our specifications from clear hard maple, also known as sugar maple (Acer saccarum)--no birch, no beech, no imported mystery wood. Unfinished. Made in USA. Also available in bags of 50 (search "Shaker Workshops 11K30.5cm ), quantities of 100 (search "Shaker Workshops 11K33cm ), quantities of 500 (search "Shaker Workshops 11K35.6cm ), and quantities of 1,000 (search "Shaker Workshops 11K38.1cm ).