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Kari - I think I read somewhere you can add leather pads to metal holdfasts to prevent the marring. Have you ever tried that? Any ideas on how they would be attached? My wife gave me a pair of Gramercy holdfasts for Christmas - and they rock! But they do mar the wood if I hit them too hard.
Before the advent of the modern vise, holdfasts used to come in all sorts of sizes. Workbenches were covered with holes top and side for clamping work everywhere. The holdfast was sufficiently important to rate almost half a page in Moxon's Mechanicks Exercises (1678 - the first book on woodworking in English).
An essential for using the birdsmouth batten is some sort of holdfast to clamp it down to the bench. The large solid metal holdfasts which you fix with a hammer are too pricey for me as is the Veritas Bench holddown with the screw tightening.