Nitrocellulose is modern gunpowder, many confuse blackpowder and gunpowder but for the sake of convinience we have referenced black powder as gunpower on this site.

WARNING (Legal issue): The following procedure involves concentrated acid and should not be attempted


You will need:

  • Concentrated Sulphuric acid
  • An equal amout of concentrated Nitric acid
  • Pure cotton

Simply dissolve the cotton in one acid, filter it out and repeat the process with the other acid.