fake us dollars? Firstly, you cannot use the paper that is used in printing; books newspapers and magazines because it is made from cellulose found in trees and can be detected by the money detector. However, the paper used in making money is from cotton and linen fibers. Paper used in making money is called rag paper. It is very thin. If you can get rag paper then you are set. If you cannot find a rag paper, then the only thing you can do is to die the common paper found in local shops.