Rip a page from a magazine out along the seams. Fold the pages into strips horizontally starting with a width about as big as your pinky nail.
Starting is a bit hard, but basically start rolling the paper in a circle, applying Mod Podge (or other sealer) as you go. [Watch out, your hands might get a bit sticky.]
Use the table as a guide to keep the top straight. If the bottom isn't straight, it's okay, it should still be pretty balanced.