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I'm sorry if this is answered already in another thread I looked and couldn't find it.

What do the wooden pegs found in the throg part of the game do? Besides confounding me?

I have wondered this for over a decade if anyone can answer it my inner child will do a happy jigg (hey inner children don't care what other people think of them that part of what makes them so awsome).
There is a location to put a peg in a hole to open a door.

Referenced here at Section 15 (spoiler alert !)
TYVM my good sir