Inductee Larry Wood is a huge figure in the diecast world. As designer for Hot Wheels, Larry penned some of the brand’s most iconic designs, like the Bone Shaker. For his work, we inducted Larry into the Model Car Hall of Fame in 2009 as Model Car Designer and again in 2011. Larry has since also joined the MCHOF as a Patron. Over time, we’ve chatted with Larry about everything from his work at Mattel to the state of diecast today. Right below is the first part of a conversation hobbyDB founder Christian Braun had with Larry Wood and fellow inducted designer Bob Rosas:
And here is a conversation that MCHOF Community Director John O’Neil had with Larry last year.