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Use a spindle gouge to cut the corners of the table leg. Roll the tool to the side, role it again, then push it forward all in the same motion to make the cut. A spindle gouge is a narrow turning tool with a beveled back.
Use the same tool and rolling technique on the cylindrical portion of the table leg to cut beads in the wood.
Continue using the spindle gouge, but instead of rolling the tool, sweep the tool back and forth against the wood.
Make a mark near the foot of the table leg to indicate where the part will occur.
Use a parting tool to create a part at the foot of the table leg. A parting tool has a 'V' shape. Aim the point of the 'V' at the wood, then press it into the wood.
Use the spindle gouge to taper the end of the table leg. Rough out the material first, then make a long, smooth cut.
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