Find it once, right click, create shortcut, it'll then appear in the left pane in Thunar.
Add shares you use regularly to fstab so they're auto-mounted a bit like the Windows mapped drives feature. With recent distros you'll be using SMBv3 that way which is more efficient and much more secure.
This avoids forcing use of an old, insecure & long deprecated protocol "NT1" a.k.a. SMBv1 can anyone say "WannaCry"? There are lots of other problems with it, which is why Win 10 is pushing hard towards complete removal, it's now auto-removed if not used in the first 15 days post install, I foresee in a few feature updates time it plain not being there at all.
At which point the widely posted bad advice to set client max protocol will thankfully stop working.
Put a post-it on the edge of your monitor with the machine details. Reserve IP addresses in DHCP or use fixed addresses & populate your hosts files if you have to.
Anything except forcing SMBv1.