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Super hard.

I am only useful

When I am full,

Yet I am always

Full of holes.

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  • $\begingroup$ Isn't this a little too broad? How about giving some hints to narrow down the possibilities? $\endgroup$ – Kevin L Sep 5 '18 at 2:18
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Its possible you are a

Sponge? answer

EDIT - Explanation:

A sponge doesn't really work that well unless it's full of water. Also the spongy material itself is full of holes as seen in the picture.

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  • $\begingroup$ How is that only useful when full? $\endgroup$ – gnovice Sep 4 '18 at 17:14
  • $\begingroup$ @gnovice fullllllll....of water. Dry sponges aren't very helpful $\endgroup$ – Sensoray Sep 4 '18 at 17:39
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    $\begingroup$ @Sensoray: Actually, a dry sponge can soak up quite a bit of liquid. It's quite useful. $\endgroup$ – gnovice Sep 4 '18 at 17:41
  • $\begingroup$ @gnovice That's true! I suppose they can be used in that way. I've never really used them to soak up spills though. I always used them for washing down things. $\endgroup$ – Sensoray Sep 4 '18 at 17:43
  • $\begingroup$ Welcome to Puzzling! Can you explain why you think this is the answer? Answers without explanation are usually deleted. $\endgroup$ – Deusovi Sep 4 '18 at 18:09
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Could you be a...

watering can?
enter image description here

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  • $\begingroup$ I don't think that's "full of holes". ;-) $\endgroup$ – EKons Sep 4 '18 at 16:37
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Could you be

A Colander A Colander A Colander is only used when you place something in it to sift or strain, and it is full of holes.

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  • $\begingroup$ Good one, but the answer is above. Wow, so many answers. $\endgroup$ – Alto Sep 4 '18 at 19:05

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