A peg for a stringed instrument is provided, The peg has a main body 10;
a pair of bearings 12 erected at two sides of the main body so as to oppose
each other, a worm gear 21 which is rotatably supported in a large diameter
hole 15 and a small diameter hole 16 which has a knob 29 on
one end portion, and a winding shaft 30 which is connected to the worm gear
21 via a worm wheel 40. The bearing 12 is formed of a material
having spring-like properties and thus has increased elastic limit and avoids deformation.