When I had my Mollenhauer contra, I made an elongated peg out of aluminum so I could play recitals and small ensembles standing up. For my new Fox 920 contra, I fabricated one out of wood which looks way nicer.
The material is oak for extra strength, and the metal rod is stainless steel for durability. This came out so well that I’m going to make a few more and list them for sale. Stay tuned – I’ll put the links here when they become available.
Update: the second one is finished! You can see the color is brown to match the “regular” fox 900 Contrabassoon: