Larry Wood Posts

Hot Wheel Legend Larry Wood’s LW Design to Debut with Pair of Exclusive Hall of Flame Bone Shakers!

Hot Wheel Legend Larry Wood’s LW Design to Debut with Pair of Exclusive Hall of Flame Bone Shakers!

Hot Wheels legend Larry Wood is gassing up and heading to Southern California with a new and exclusive diecast model! The renowned designer will debut his LWood Design brand with a pair of original diecast models at the 37th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention, held Oct. 4-8 at the LAX Marriott.   Those in attendance […]

Unboxing! Exclusive Larry Wood Hot Wheels Trading Cards!

Unboxing! Exclusive Larry Wood Hot Wheels Trading Cards!

Who doesn’t love a good unboxing?  They have arrived…   So we’re cracking open “The Ones That Got Away,” a high-end, glossy 10-card set dedicated to the never-before-seen artwork of legendary Hot Wheels designer Larry Wood. Exclusive to hobbyDB, this collection has an limited edition of 6,000…so you’ll have to act quickly to add it […]

Introducing Exclusive hobbyDB Larry Wood Hot Wheels Trading Cards!

Introducing Exclusive hobbyDB Larry Wood Hot Wheels Trading Cards!

Fans of Hot Wheels, Larry Wood, or, even, Trading Cards, we have a new hobbyDB Exclusive that you’re not going to want to let get away. We’re thrilled to announce a new collection of exclusive trading cards featuring original work of Hot Wheels design legend Larry Wood called “The Ones That Got Away.”     […]

hobbyDB and The Toy Peddler Visit the 36th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention

hobbyDB and The Toy Peddler Visit the 36th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention

The 36th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention rolled into Los Angeles last weekend and hobbyDB was there to rev its engines, including an exciting new upcoming Larry Wood collectible! Thousands flooded the LAX Marriott between Oct. 5-9 to reconnect with the community, take part in live talks with industry experts, and, of course, search for […]

Hot Wheels Legend Larry Wood Chat Today at Hot Wheels Collectors Convention

Hot Wheels Legend Larry Wood Chat Today at Hot Wheels Collectors Convention

Are you attending this weekend’s 36th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention? Are you a model car junkie in the Southern California area? Don’t miss your chance to meet Larry Wood! The legendary Hot Wheels designer will play host to a chat from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PST today in Imperial D Room of the […]

Never-Before-Seen Hot Wheels Legend Larry Wood Designs Now on hobbyDB

Never-Before-Seen Hot Wheels Legend Larry Wood Designs Now on hobbyDB

We’re handing over the keys to Larry Wood for our latest venture into the world of Digital Collectibles. The legendary Hot Wheels designer is sharing a never-before-seen collection exclusively via hobbyDB. And you can claim yours beginning today.   “The Ones That Got Away” We’re thrilled to announce “The Ones That Got Away,” an exclusive […]

Never Before Seen Larry Wood Designs Coming to hobbyDB

Never Before Seen Larry Wood Designs Coming to hobbyDB

If there’s one name synonymous with Hot Wheels, it’s Larry Wood. Nicknamed “Mr. Hot Wheels,” Larry spent five decades with the company as Chief Designer and consultant, innovating such diecast classics as the ‘49 Merc, Ramblin’ Wrecker and the Boyd Coddington collector set.   We’re thrilled to announce that Larry will unveil five of his never-before-seen designs entitled […]

Meet Hot Wheels Icon and hobbyDB Owner Larry Wood

Meet Hot Wheels Icon and hobbyDB Owner Larry Wood

Larry Wood knows a thing or two when it comes to diecast vehicles. How else do you earn the nickname “Mr. Hot Wheels?” Larry began his impressive career as a designer with Hot Wheels in the late 60s. Not long after his first model, Tri Baby (1970) rolled off the production line. It proved to […]

The Man Responsible For Your Childhood: Larry Wood, “Mr. Hot Wheels”

The Man Responsible For Your Childhood: Larry Wood, “Mr. Hot Wheels”

Original article Petrolicious Productions 2017 Photography by Coby McLaughlin, Lynn Moore, and Marc Levitz // Historical images courtesy of Larry Wood and Mattel Story by Marc Levitz   If you’re a Hot Wheels collector, Larry Wood needs no introduction. And if the name isn’t familiar, there’s really no way to summarize his extraordinary life that does it […]

The Collectors Who Spend Thousands on Rare Hot Wheels

The Collectors Who Spend Thousands on Rare Hot Wheels

Every year, Mattel sells nearly $1B worth of new toy cars to kids. But on the secondary market, adult collectors and dealers reign supreme. By day, Bruce Pascal is a successful commercial real estate executive who brokers multimillion-dollar deals in the nation’s capital. By night, he buys $5k Hot Wheels cars on eBay. The 59 […]

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