A practical & safe approach to making the oldest propellant/explosive known. Learn how to make gunpowder from such items as dead cats, whiskey, your living room ceiling, manure and maple syrup with simple hand tools and techniques that have been used for centuries. This is a practical and safe approach to making the oldest propellant/explosive known. For information purposes only. WARNING: Actual construction of the firearms described in these books may be illegal under federal law. The BATF actively pursues and prosecutes anybody who violates firearm statutes. Illus.; 5.5x8.5 inches, 80 pgs.